express messenger meaning
A special messenger delivering goods faster than the standard service
- Wells Fargo Co . express messengers typically carried a short ( or buckshot.
- During the 1890s, Wilson was an express messenger for the Illinois Central Railroad.
- To expedite messages the express messengers would often speed ahead of the main bodies carrying supplies and furs.
- The Zamorin sent an express messenger to Trivandrum to beg the Maharaja to stay the hands of his General.
- Gold and silver bullion as well as cash were carried in large amounts between the mint and banks and Express messengers were armed for security.