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Is there any statistics showing which trips on highways were statistically safer from being robbed in 19th century USA?

  1. the "commercial" ones (e.g. banks or government moving money) which offered more booty but correspondingly present more risks due to better guarding

  2. or personal trips.

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The problem might be how statistics should be made: trips successful to all trips? lenght of successful trips (in miles or km) to length of all trips? Number of successful voyagers to all involved? Amount of money not being robbed to money stolen? Combination of these (eg. money delivered by distance by number of persons involved)? I'm afraid that this is the reason having no statistics. –  Voitcus Jul 24 '13 at 10:19
@Voitcus - I would be interested in any of those. Given the paucity of data, I am not picky :) –  DVK Jul 24 '13 at 10:45

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