April 12 1860 Russell Major & Waddell Pony Express WA City Warrant $5000
Secretary of War Department warrant payment of $5000 to be paid five months after date. This document April 12 1860 Just one day before the first west bound Pony Arrival at Sacramento California,on this same day rider arrived at Carson City Nevada for a ten minute stop. Then the next day April 13 Rider Sam Hamilton left Sportsman Hall (now Pollock Pines El Dorado County) at 1 1/4 P.M. Left Placerville at 1:55,First relay at Mud Springs,the second at the Mormon Tavern,third at the 15 Mile House. The Last 5 miles was made in twenty minutes. Very Rare manuscript payment warrant for Pony Express manuscript cancel date in Red Ink August 22 1860 signed John B. Floyd. Document measures 4 7/8 X 8 inches with two crease folds.
1908 Life Of General Vallejo Celebrated During Admissions Day Parade At Sonoma California Photo
Mount photo measures 9 X 10 3/4 inches, Photo by Chas. A Payne Industrial Photographer Glen Ellen, Sonoma Co. Cal. Image #7. The life of General Vallejo was celebrated during a California Admission Day Parade in September 1908. His Grandsons Carlos and Raoul led the four white horses pulling Vallejos own carriage,which was decorated with his portrait. Excellent condition. This image located on page 146,A Short History of Sonoma by Lynn Downey.