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Experience history in the making

Innovation. It’s in our blood. It’s the enduring thread that runs through our history and continues to move us forward. As long as there are customers to be helped, we’ll keep at it. And keep sharing our stories here. Welcome.

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This Day in Wells Fargo HistoryMay 24, 1895

Wells Fargo ended its letter delivery service, a customer convenience offered since its founding in 1852. At one time, Wells Fargo carried most of the mail in California, but as government postal service became more efficient, private delivery faded.

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Paper envelope hand addressed to Rosborough and Berry Attorneys Yreka. Oval ink postmark from Sacramento. Graphic top center reads Paid Wells Fargo & Co's Express over our California and Coast Routes. A red US mail postage stamp upper right. Illegible handwritten notation and date left margin.

A partnership born to solve challenges

Throughout their lives, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, the founders of Wells, Fargo & Co., were known for their innovation and dedication to customers.

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