1854 Adams & Co Folded Letter With
Blue "Paid" In Truncated Frame And Double-Circle Adams & Co June 15 Handstamp
From Sacramento California To San Francisco
Sacramento Docketing On Flap
With Letter Dated June 13, 1854
Adams Express Stamps Not Yet Available In California At This Time
A subsidiary, Adams & Company of California, had been organized in 1850 and offered express service throughout the Pacific Coast. The enterprise was led by Isaiah C. Woods. Not being under Adams' personal management, Woods badly handled it, and it failed on February 23, 1855.