Bond Scandal Witnesses

“The various complications of the ‘Great Robbery’ led to numerous articles and dispatches

for several months. Jerome B. Simpoon, vice-president of the ‘C. O. C.’  and in general charge of the New York office of the Pony Express, who had carried on the marketing of the bonds on the New York curb, quickly disappeared, and could not be located. Several witnesses later testified that he had gone to Europe ‘for his health.'”