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    Wells Fargo: 1879 Purveyor's Rate Chart. Titled "Wells, Fargo & Company's Express. Special Rate Tariff On Produce, Marketing, Etc., to Regular Dealers and Hotel-Keepers", this 11" x 14" thick paper chart was issued in San Francisco on June 1, 1879. The rates vary based on place of origin and final destination. Printed in green ink, it is evenly toned with light soiling, a tear at the top with chipping to two areas of the border. It is a rare souvenir of the Barbary Coast and the Gilded Age. It is signed in type at the bottom by John Valentine. He served as President of Wells Fargo from 1892 until his death in 1901.

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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