Jones & Russell's Express was formed by William Russell and John Jones in May 1859. The express operated between the mining towns, via Denver City, to Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory. The company assets were taken over by Russell, Majors and Wadell when the C.O.C & P.P. Express Company was formed in October, 1859.

 

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17 July 1859 Gregory Diggings (Gilpin County), Kansas Territory to Charlotte Centre, New York

29 July 1859 Jones & Russell's Pike's Peak Express, Denver City datestamp, express charges prepaid in cash

8 August 1859 entered the U.S. mails at Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory

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9 December 1859 Denver City, Kansas Territory to Leavenworth City, Kansas Territory

Jones & Russell's Pike's Peak Express handstamp and Free R.B.B. Endorsement of R. Bradford their Denver agent

addressed to W.B. Wadell one of the owners of the express, carried entirely out of the US mails

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