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Trade Card. East, South & West, Harnden's Express, Established 1839. by Harnden'S Express

Trade Card. East, South & West, Harnden's Express, Established 1839.

by Harnden'S Express

2 1/2" X 4" cream colored paper stock, printed in maroon on front side and black on the other side. The front panel promotes Harnden's Express that "offers unsurpassed facilities for the transmission of Freight, Packages, Money, & etc." "Packages for soldiers conveyed at half the usual rates." Shipping depots and office locations are also listed. On the verso are two portraits: one being Lieut. Gen. Winfield Scott and the other being Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan. The company was established by William S. Harnden in March 1939 and sold to Adam's Express Company in 1854. Light foxing to the verso, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 40285

$325.00