United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/6th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 35

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 2
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Sixth Congress, 2nd Session, Chapter XXXV

March 3, 1801.
Chap. XXXV.—An Act further to alter and to establish certain Post Roads.

Act of April 28, 1810, ch. 37.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following post roads be discontinued:

Certain post-roads to be discontinued.From Lancaster to New Holland in Pennsylvania.

From Greenville in Tennessee, by the Warm Springs, to Buncomb Courthouse. From Elizabeth city in North Carolina, by New Lebanon, to Northwest river bridge.

From Upper Marlborough to Piscataway.

From Henderson Courthouse to Muhlenberg Courthouse.

Post-roads established.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following be established as post roads:

In Maine.—From Standish to Fryburg.

In New Hampshire.—From Amherst by Francistown, Washington and Claremont, to Windsor in Vermont.

In Vermont.—From Bennington to Brattleborough.

From Newbury by Bradford, Corinth, Washington and Barre, to Montpelier.

In Massachusetts.—From Leominster, through Westminster, Templeton and Athol, to Greenfield.

From Worcester, by Mendon, to Providence, and from Worcester to Lancaster.

In Rhode Island.—From Providence, by Rehoboth and Attleborough, to Taunton, Massachusetts.

In New York.—From Albany, by Duanesburg and Durlock, to Cherry Valley.

From Poughkeepsie, by Sharon, to Litchfield.

In Delaware.—From Georgetown, by Concord and the village of Laurel, to Salisbury.

In Maryland.—From Annapolis to Easton, by Young Hadaways.

From Annapolis to Centreville, by Kent Island.

From the city of Washington to Piscataway.

From Elkton, by Warwick and Bridgetown, to Greensborough, in Caroline county.

From the city of Washington, by Brookville and W. Hobbs’s in Frederick county, to Taneytown.

From the city of Washington to Wiley’s tavern in Fairfax county, Virginia.

In Pennsylvania.—From Pittsburg, by Georgetown and Canfield, to Warren in the Northwestern territory.

From Berwick to Wilkesbarre.

In Virginia.—From Richmond to Charles City Courthouse.

From Clarkesburg to Marietta.

From Romney to Morganton or Clarkesburg.

From Alexandria, by Thomas’s ferry, to Piscataway, in Maryland.

From Halifax Courthouse to Danville.

From Bowling Green, by Broaddus’s mill, S. Harrison’s and Dunkirk, to New Kent Courthouse.

The post road from Jerusalem to Hicks’s ford shall pass by the Cross-keys, and from the Cross-keys to Murfreesborough.

From Petersburg, by Sussex Courthouse, to Southampton Courthouse.

From Jamestown to Farmville.

The mail from Mecklenburg Courthouse, in Virginia, to Christianville, shall be carried by Marshall’s and Wilson’s store.

In the Northwestern Territory.—From Cincinnati to Detroit.

In Indiana Territory.—From Vincennes, by Kaskaskias, to Kahokia.

In Kentucky.—From Harding Courthouse to Breckenridge Courthouse, to Henderson Courthouse, Eddy Grove and Eddyville, to Fort Massac.

From Breckenridge Courthouse, by Hartford and Vienna, to Muhlenberg Courthouse.

In Tennessee.—From Knoxville, by Sevierville, Newport and the Warm Springs, to Buncomb Courthouse.

From Newport, by Cheek’s cross-roads, to Oresville.

In the Mississippi Territory.—From Natchez to the southern boundary line of the United States. New post roads established.In North Carolina.—That post road from Raleigh to Chatham Courthouse, shall pass through Haywoodsborough.

The post road from Raleigh to Newbern, shall pass through Greene county.

From Elizabeth City to Indiantown and Tull’s creek, to Northwest river bridge.

The post road from Winton to Windsor shall pass through Pitchanding and Colerain.

From Louisburg, by Nash Courthouse, to Tarborough.

From Charlotte Courthouse to York Courthouse, in South Carolina.

From Charlotte to Camden, in South Carolina.

Privilege of franking extended to John Adams.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That all letters and packets from John Adams, now President of the United States, after the expiration of his term in office, and during his life, shall be received and conveyed by post free of postage.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That this act shall not be construed to affect any existing contracts.

Approved, February 27, 1801.