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Pony Express!

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pony express -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Postal service -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature,
    • Pony express

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the eighteen month history, officially beginning April 3, 1860, of the mail delivery between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, known as the Pony Express.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 39) and index.

      Statementby Steven Kroll ; illustrated by Dan Andreasen.
      ContributionsAndreasen, Dan, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6375.P65 K76 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1279070M
      ISBN 100590202391
      LC Control Number95010853


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