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From: Sharon Wilson/Randy Wilson <>
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA-L] LOOKUPS
Date: Wed, 07 Apr 1999 16:49:21 -0700
Post riders were mail carriers. They usually rode the stagecoach routes, but
had different schedules. My gggrandfather was a stage driver and post rider
here in California in the late 1800's.
Les & Dorothy Howland wrote:
> Holding up fine!!!
> >From the Delaware County History Chapter on Stage Coaches and Drivers, page
> 109, under Post Riders, there is "James Russell, Jr.". He is mentioned in a
> list of 4.
> I am not sure how or what the duties of a post rider were at that time, but
> I have a feeling they were allied in some way with/to the stage drivers
> since they were listed in the same context.
> Sorry, I don't have more for you, but maybe the Jr.. gives an indication
> that your James may have been the SR.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 12:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA-L] LOOKUPS
> >What an offer! Hope you are not regretting it by now! I am in search of
> >James Russel(l) died 1809 and/or Matthew Russell or any other mention of
> >Russells in the Hamden or Franklin or Bovina or Middletown area!!! Thanks
> >much for your offer!
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> >Have you visited the Delaware County NYGenWeb Site lately?
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> Have you visited the Delaware County NYGenWeb Site lately?
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