Publisher: Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures of important people, places, and events.*Explains the route of the Pony Express and accounts from Pony Express riders.*Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading.*Includes a table of contents. "I, [name], do hereby swear, before the Great and Living God, that during my engagement, and while I am an employee of Russell, Majors, and Waddell, I will, under no circumstances, use profane language, that I will drink no intoxicating liquors, that I will not quarrel or fight with any other employee of the firm, and that in every respect I will conduct myself honestly, be faithful to my duties, and so direct all my acts as to win the confidence of my employers, so help me God." – The oath taken by Pony Express ridersAlthough it was only in operation for about 18 months, the Pony Express remains the most famous and romanticized mailing system in American ...