(This information is what is true in Once Upon a Time)
- The President of the United States is Grover Cleveland
- The flag has 38 stars
- The United States consists of 38 states and 9 Territories
- To steal a horse is a hanging offence
- To rob a train is a federal offence (you'll be wanted in all states and Territories)
- To rob a bank is a federal offence (you'll be wanted in all states and Territories)
- To rob a federal money transport is a federal offence (you'll be wanted in all states and Territories)
- If you draw first in a duel and kill the opponent, it's considered murder. If you draw last and kill the opponent, it's considered self defence.
- A Sheriff is elected by the inhabitants in a county and appointed by the Territorial Governor.
Famous and feared outlaws are:
- John Wesley Hardin (at present time serving a 25 year sentence in Rusk Prison, Huntsville, Texas)
- The Hangman - assumed to be the brain behind several large train and bank robberies. Rumour has it he used to be a US Marshal.
- Black Bart (at present time serving a 6 year sentence in San Quentin Prison)
- Harry Fox - ruthless and cunning gunman whose brutal crimes have been glorified in many Dime Novels.
- Robert Leroy Parker (later known as Butch Cassidy)
- Gabriel Bones - stone cold Dixie war veteran turned mercenary and hired killer.
- Harry Longabaugh – famous horse thief – at present time on the run in Wyoming. (later known as the Sundance Kid)
- Buffalo Bill - pony express rider, buffalo hunter, army scout, showman. Big hero inWyoming. (Annie Oakley /Little Sure Shot is at the present time performing in his Wild West Show)
- Lilly Langtry – World famous singer and actress, has recently made a successful tour of the Wild West
- Violet Chantal - Well known singer. Even wealthier than Lilly Langtry but not quite as talented and famous yet.
- The Union Pacific Railroad passes trough south Wyoming and Cheyenne. (From San Francisco, California to Omaha, Iowa)
- Northern Pacific Railroad passes trough northern Wyoming. (From Portland Oregon to St. Paul, Wisconsin)
- Coal and Silver are the main minerals found in Wyoming.
- Gold is mainly found in California, Colorado and Arizona.
- Administration for Wyoming Territory is located in Cheyenne.
- Political government for Wyoming Territory is located in Colorado
- The Governor in Wyoming Territory is Thomas Moonlight (Dem.)
- The “capital” of Wyoming is Cheyenne
Mail and Telegraph
- Mail may be slow and in parts of the country not totally reliable.
- It's possible to wire for money if your finances are located in a town that has a telegraph.
- Telegrams cost by the word.
- All Telegraph operators have sworn professional secrecy.
Aliens and discrimination
- Nobody likes the Chinese, and since 1882, new Chinese immigrants are banned from the country.
- All Indians are dangerous and meeting one is almost synonymous with death. They are wild savages.
- Mexicans are not that well liked either.
- Black people are considered equal to whites.
- Whores are common in all cities and can be found in brothels or as streetwalkers.
- A whore is not a proper woman and doesn't need to be treated like one.
- Everybody knows large Countries like England, France, Germany, Italy, India and Russia.
- A lot of people have met someone from Scandinavia.
- In rural areas educated doctors are far between, and therefore highly respected and quite expensive.
- Gunshots to other parts than external limbs are usually lethal.
- Laudanum is commonly used as painkiller, but it is known to be addictive when frequently used.
- Words like darn, bastard, crap, damn, hell, bitch and shit are used sparely and never around women.
- Words like cocksucker, cockteaser, pussy, fuck, cunt, twat and snatch are extremely vulgar and only used by whores and their likes.
- It's to some extent accepted that single men and widowers buy sex.
- Nude pictures are sometimes enclosed in the packages when buying tobacco.
- Women don't have sex before they are married.
- Chocolate bars are uncommon and expensive.
- Everybody drinks coffee and very few people outside large cities drink Tea.
- Magazines like Harpers Weekly, Harpers Monthly Magazine, Scientific American, Ladies Home Journal and Harpers Bazaar are read throughout the country and possible to obtain in cities.
- Dime novels are considered easy literature, but highly popular. Often portraying heroic lawmen, dangerous outlaws and maidens in distress.
- Educated men and women (or good readers) may have read: The portrait of a Lady (Henry James), The prince and the Pauper (Mark Twain), The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) and Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett).
- The typewriter has been invented (1868)
- Telephone has been invented, (1876) but is only found in larger cities on the east coast.
- Electric light has been invented (1878) Cheyenne has electric street lights.
- Safety bicycle (1884) with equal sized tires. (very few have seen them)