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History Of The Pony Express

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Pony Express David Torres Period 5 The first riders left from Sacramento on April 3, 1860. The people delivering the mail was paid around 100 to 130 dollars as a salary. William h Russell was one of the people to ride the pony express. The pony express wasnt popular at first but eventually did. The pony express was 2 times faster than its competitors. They used horses to take people places. There was a weight limit for all riders if people passed that weight limit they weren 't allowed aloud to ride. Ordinary people didn 't really use the pony express. It cost 5 dollars and a ounce to use the pony express. Eventually it too The pony express took about 10 days to deliver mail. Big businesses used
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