Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Appropriations. That the following sums of money be, and they are hereby appropriated, out of nay money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, for the improvement and constructionImprovement of roads from― of the following roads in the Territory of Iowa, to wit:
Mississippi bluffs to Iowa city.From the Mississippi bluffs, opposite to the town of Bloomignton, to Iowa city, five thousand dollars;
Mississippi bluffs to Fox agency.
Proviso.From the Mississippi bluffs, opposite the town of Burlington, to the old Sac and Fox agency, (Agency road, so called,) five thousand dollars: Provided, That such changes in the location of said road, and in the positions of the bridges thereon, may be adopted as shall be approved by the War Department;
Dubuque to Missouri.From Dubuque, to the northern boundary of Missouri (the Military road, so called,) eight thousand dollars;
Harbor at Dubuque.For the improvement of the harbor at the town of Dubuque, in addition to the appropriation of last year, seven thousand dollars.
Approved, March 3, 1845.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Post roads established. That the following be established as post roads:
Maine.Maine.―From Letter B. to Wilson’s Mills, in township Number Five, in the second range, county of Oxford. From Winthrop to North Wayne, in the county of Kennebec. From Springfield, in the county of Penobscot, through townships Numbers Six and Seven, to Topsfield, in the county of Washington. From Vassalboro’, Connecticut, through North Vassalboro’, Winslow, Sabasticook, Clinton, Burnham, Pittsfield, Detroit, Plymouth, and Elma, to Carmel. From Thomaston to South Thomaston, in the county of Lincoln. From Oldtown through Argyle end Edinburg, to Howland. From Augusta to Thomaston, to East Thomaston, about four miles. From Morison, through Wilson to Greenville, at the foot of Moose Head Lake. From Freyburg corner in the county of Oxford, by Bridgton Centre, in the county of Cumberland, North Bridgton, Harrison to Norway village in said county of Oxford.
New Hampshire.New Hampshire.―From Antrim South Village, via Bennington village, to the middle of Francestown, in the county of Hillsborough. From Gilford, in Belknap county, by Lake Village, Meredith Village, Holderness to Plymouth, in Grafton county. From Hillsborough Bridge, through the centre of Deering to Francistown. From Hillsborough bridge to Frenertown, through the centre of Deering, in the county of Hillsborough, and that the present route from Deering through Wier, to Concord, be discontinued.
Vermont.Vermont.―From Brunswick, in Essex county, on Connecticut river, via township of Brunswick, Wenlock, Ferdinand, Brighton, Charleston, and Brownington, to Irasburg.
Massachusetts.Massachusetts.―From Ashburnham to New Ipswich, New Hampshire.New York.New York.―From Baldwinsvile, via Plainville, Cato Four Corners, Cato, Victory, and Westbury, to Wolcott. From Holland Patent, via Floyd, to Oriskany. From Almond, via Ebenezer Allen’s house and Cartwright and Waldroff’s store, to Phillipsville. From Wilna, via Natural Bridge, to Diana. From Stockholm, via Brasher’s Falls and Helena, to Hogansburg. From Richfield Springs, via Page’s Corners, Jordanville, and