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This Date in Wells Fargo History

April 19, 2015

April 19, 1878. The prompt and correct delivery of Newspapers is an important feature in our business, John J. Valentine wrote to an agent, explaining, it insures the satisfaction and good will of the press---and is also a source of revenue to the Company. Service made the business grow--with careful and prompt attention of the part of messengers who carried the papers and agents who delivered them. From this date, Valentine told the up- country agent, the San Francisco Call and other papers would be sent by Express to his office. Valentine closed, Keep a sharp lookout for all mater of this character.