The New International Encyclopædia/Adams, Alvin

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The New International Encyclopædia
Adams, Alvin
Edition of 1905. See also Alvin Adams on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ADAMS, Alvin (1804-77). The founder of Adams Express Company of America. He was born at Andover, Vt., and in 1840 established between New York and Boston an express route which, subsequently extended, led in 1854 to the incorporation of the Adams Express Company. Consult: Stimson, History of the Express Business (New York, 1881).