United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/15th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 92

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 3
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Fifteenth Congress, 1st Session, Chapter 92

April 20, 1818.
Chap. XCII.—An Act to establish and alter certain post roads.

Post-roads discontinued.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the post roads hereafter named be discontinued:

New Hampshire.In New Hampshire.—From Concord, by Loudon, Gilmanton, Middleton, Lewis, Eaton, Conway, and Fryeburg.

Massachusetts.In Massachusetts.—From Kingston to Halifax.

From Northampton, by Hadley, to Montague.

Connecticut.From Connecticut.—From Hartford, by Springfield, to Northampton, Mass.

Virginia.In Virginia.—From Clarksburg, by Lewis Courthouse, to Point Pleasant.

From Clarksburg, by Buchanan, to Beverly.

Kentucky.In Kentucky.—From Glasgow to Lebanon, Tennessee.

Georgia.In Georgia.—From Madison to Monticello.

From Montgomery Courthouse, by Blackmore’s and Hardin’s, to Ricebourg.

Pennsylvania.In Pennsylvania.—From Montrose, by Orwell and Warren, to Athens.

From Middleton to York Haven.

Alabama.In Alabama.—From Fort Stoddert to Ford’s, on Pearl river.

Missouri.In Missouri.—From St. Louis to St. Charles.

New York.In New York.—From Esperanza, by Schoharie Courthouse, to Middleburg.

From Albany, by Spencertown, to Sheffield, Massachusetts.

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

Maine.In Maine.—From Augusta, by Belgrade and Dearborn, to Mercer.

From Canaan, by Cornville, Athens, Harmony, Ripley, Dexter, Garland and Corinth, to Bangor.

From North Yarmouth, by Pownal, Durham, Lisbon, and Litchfield, to Gardiner.

From Alfred, by Sanford and Lebanon, to Shapleigh.

From Warren, by Thomaston, to Camden.

From Belfast, by Brooks and Jackson, to Dixmont.

From Norridgewalk, by Stark’s and Mercer, to New Sharon.

From Bath to Phippsburg.

From Anson, in Somerset county, by New Portland, Freeman, Phillips, Avon, and Strong, to Farmington.

New Hampshire.In New Hampshire.—From Walpole, by Alstead, to Ackworth.

From Washington, by Newport, to Claremont.

From Concord, by Canterbury, Northfield, Meredith, Moultonborough, Sandwich, Tamworth, on the North road, by Gilman’s Mills, Eaton, and Conway, to Fryeburgh.

From Amherst, by Goffstown, West Meeting House, Dumbarton, Hopkinton, Concord, Isle Hookset, Piscataqug Bridge, and Bedford, to Amherst.

From Fitzwilliam, by Rindge and Ashby, to Townsend.

From Keene, by Swansea, to Richmond.

From Dunstable, by Merrimack, to Piscataquog Bridge, in Bedford.

Vermont.In Vermont.—From Burlington, by Craftsbury and Irasburgh, to Brownington.

From Norwich, by Stafford, Chelsea, Washington, Orange, and Barre, to Montpelier.

From Chester, by Springfield and Chesire Bridge, to Charleston, New Hampshire.

From Bellows Falls, by Grafton, Windham, and Londonderry, to Peru.

From Guildhall, by Maidstone, Brunswick, Minehead, and Lemington, to Canaan.

From Montpelier, by Waterbury, Waitfield, and Warren, to Hancock.

From Brattleboro’, by Newfane, to Townsend.

Massacusetts.In Massachusetts.—From East Bridgewater, by Halifax, Plympton, and Kingston, to Plymouth.

From Boston, by Malden and South Reading, to Reading.

From Haverhill, by Mathuen, to Windham, New Hampshire.

From South Hadley, by Amherst, West Parish, to Sunderland.

From Springfield, by West Springfield and Southampton, to Northampton.

From Northfield to Warwick.

Connecticut.In Connecticut.—From Hartford, by East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Long Meadow, Springfield, South Hadley, Hadley, Sunderland, Montague, Northfield, Chesterfield, New Hampshire, Westmoreland, Walpole, Charlestown, Claremont, Cornish, Plainfield, and Lebanon, to Hanover.

New York.In New York.—From Hamilton, by Lebanon and Georgetown, to Cooley’s Inn, in Otselick, in the county of Chenango.

From Hamilton, by Hartshorn’s Tavern, in Lebanon, to Sherburn.

From Utica, by Clinton, Chandler’s store, Augusta, and Madison, to Hamilton village.

From Hampton to Utica.

From Vernon to Sconandoa.

From Bloomfield, by Pittsford, to Charlotte.

From Great Barrington, Massa, by West Stockbridge, Canaan, Chatham, and Nassau, to Albany.

From Geneva, by Seneca, Phelps, Farmington, Palmyra, and Perrinton, to Pittsford.

From Batavia to Bergen.

From Batavia to Attica.

From Essex Courthouse, by Bosworth’s Tavern, to Chesterfield.

From Denmark, by Leraysville, to Wilna.

From Naples, by Gorham, to Canandaigua.

From Troy to Schenectady, on the turnpike road.

From Rhinebeck, by North East and Amenia, to Sharon.

From West North East to Attleborough.

From Lisle to Caroline.

From Binghamton, by Lisle, to Homer.

From Lenox, by Clockvill, Peterborough, Morris’ Flats, and Eaton, to Log City.

From Albany, by Bethlehem, Rensellearville, Blenheim, to Maryland or Susquehannah Bridge, on the turnpike road.

From Catskill, by Greenville, Broome, Middleburg, Cobleskill, and Sharon, to Cherry Valley.

From Jericho to Musqueto Cove, in Oyster Bay.

From Leicester, by Perry, East Nunda and West Nunda, to Oleon or Hamilton Village.

New Jersey.In New Jersey.—From Freehold, by Squancum, Manasquan, Tom’s river, Cedar creek, and Manahawkin, to Tuckerton.

Pennsylvania.In Pennsylvania.—From Philadelphia to West Chester.

From Quakertown, by Springtown, to Durham.

From Harrisburg, by Cumberland, to York Haven.

From York, by M’Calls Ferry, to Mount Pleasant.

From Carlisle to Newville.

From Columbia to Marietta.

From Tunckhannock, by Springfield, Four Corners, to Montrose.

From Montrose to Binghamston.

From Athens, by the turnpike road, to Ithaca.

From York, by Lower Chanceford, to Bellair.

From Lititz to Emaus.

From Somerset, by Jones’ Mills, Mount Pleasant, and Stewart’s to Pittsburg.

From Pittsburg, by Elizabethtown, Freeport, Perrypolis, and Middletown, to Uniontown.

From Beavertown, by Brighton, to Greersburg.

From Beavertown to Butler.

From Butler, by Lawrenceburg, to Kittaning.

From Meadville to Kinsman, Ohio.

From Mount Pleasant, in Wayne county, to Schohockting post-office, New York.

Columbia.In the District of Columbia.—From Georgetown, by Captain John’s Mill, Seneca Mills, and Barnestown, to New Market.

Virginia.In Virginia.—From Norfolk, by the Falls of Roanoke, Warrenton, North Carolina, Williamsborough, Oxford, Daniel’s Store, Red House, and Milton, to Danville, Virginia: from thence, by Jamestown, North Carolina, Germantown, Huntsville, Wilkesborough, and Ashe Courthouse, Elizabethtown, to Jonesborough, Tennessee.

From Danville to the Lead Mines.

From South Quay, by Isle of White Courthouse, to Smithfield.

From Richmond, by the United States’ Arsenal and Jefferson, to Cartersville.

From richmond, along the turnpike, and Three Notched Road, to Milton.

From Fauquier Courthouse, by Thornton’s Gap, to New Market.

From Blacksburg, in Montgomery county, by Christiansburg, to Franklin Courthouse.

From New London, by Clayton’s Store, Staunton River, Anthony’s Ford, Newbill’s and John Smith’s, to Pittsvylvania Courthouse.

From Lilly Point to Halcyonville.

From Abingdon to Russell Courthouse.

From Clarksburg, by Preston, Bulltown, Salt Works, and Lewis Courthouse, to Charleston.

From Tyler Courthouse to Sistersville.

From Preston, by Buckhanon’s, to Booth’s Ferry.

From Morgantown, by Crab Orchard, to Kingwood.

From Kingwood, by the Swamps, to Harden’s Cove, Glady Creek, Hunter’s Fork, and Leading Creek, to Beverly.

From Clarksburg, by Booth’s Ferry, and Leading Creek, to Beverly.

From Middleburg, to Rectortown, Oak Hill, along Manassah road, by Front Royal, to Stoverstown.

From Wheeling, by Alexandria, to Washington, Pennsylvania.

North Carolina.In North Carolina.—From Salem to Mount Pizgah.

From Raleigh, by Delk’s and Alston’s, to Hillsborough.

From Mason Hall, by Cannon’s Mills and the Shallow Ford, on Haw River, to Greensborough.

From Snow Hill, by Hookerstown, to Kingston.

From Currituck Courthouse, to Knot’s Island.

From Currituck Courthouse, to Powell’s Point.

From Lewisburg, by William’s Store, Ransom’s Bridge, and Moon’s Store, to Enfield.

From Duplin Courthouse to Newberne.

South Carolina.In South Carolina.—From York Courthouse, by Harmony, George Caruth’s and Rutherfordton, to Asheville, North Carolina.

From Cambridge to Hickory Grove.

From Andersonville, by Beaver Dam, to Houstonville.

From Pendleton Courthouse to Socony.

Georgia.In Georgia.—From Milledgeville, by Eatonton, and Gardner’s Ferry, to Greensborough.

From Milledgeville to Monticello.

From Montgomery C. H. by Tatnall C. H. to Darien.

Ohio.In Ohio.—From Marietta, by Brown’s Mills and Oliver’s Settlement, to Lancaster.

From Lancaster, by Royaltown, Circleville, to Washington.

From Marietta, by Bellepre, Wilkesville, Jackson Courthouse and Piketown, to West Union.

From New Salem, by Rumley, New Hagerstown, Leesburgh, New Philadelphia, and Paintville, to Wooster.

From Columbus, by Mount Vernon, Loudenville, Wooster, and Harrisville, to Granger.

From Delaware, by Oxford, Florida, and Lexington, to Mansfield.

From Hamilton, by Jacksonborough, to New Lexington.

From Coshocton to Newark.

From Troy to Dark Courthouse.

From Granville, by Johnstown, Sunsbury, and Berkshire, to Worthington.

From Warren, by Parkman, Burton, and Chardon, to Painesville.

From Warren, by Newton, to Canton, in Starke county.

From Youngstown to New Bedford, Pennsylvania.

From Ravenna to Burton.

From Stow by Medina Courthouse, to Huron Courthouse.

From Brookfield to Mercer, Pennsylvania.

From Marietta, by Toulman’s and Lexington, to Woodfield.

From West Union, by the mouth of Brush Creek and Sandy Spring, to Vanceburgh, in the state of Kentucky.

Indiana.In Indiana.—From Hartford to Rising Sun.

From Lawrenceburg, by the Rising Sun, to Vevay.

From Corydon, by Elizabeth and Liconia, to Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

From Fort Harrison, through Monroe county and Lawrence county, to Brownstown.

From Peola, by Orleans, to Lawrence Courthouse.

From Salem, by Bono, to Monroe Courthouse.

From Madison, by Graham’s, to Brownstown.

From Vevay, by Edenborough, Ripley Courthouse, to Brookville.

From Centerville to Jacksonborough.

From Lexington, by Provine’s, New Washington, Bethlehem, and New London, to Lexington.

From Ripley Courthouse, by Vernon, to Brownstown.

From Jeffersonville to New Albany.

Missouri Territory.In Missouri Territory.—From St. Genevieve to St. Michael.

From Jackson to Betts’ Ferry.

From St. Genevieve, by Potosi, to Franklin, Howard county. From Franklin, Howard county, to Chariton.

From St. Louis, by Florisant, to St. Charles.

Kentucky.In Kentucky.—From Hopkinsville, by Williams’s and Boyd’s Landing, to Long Creek, Caldwell county.

From Columbia to Hazle Patch.

From Danville, by Lancaster, to Somerset.

From Bowling Green to Sparta.

From Lewisville, by Woodsonville, Glasgow, Burksville, and Seventy-six, to Monticello.

From Lewisville to Hardensburgh.

From Elizabethtown to Bowling Green.

From Newburgh, by Ewingsville, to Clarkesville.

From Port Royal, by Ewingsville, to Hopkinsville.

From Glasgow, by Tompkinsville, to Burksville.

From Barboursville, by Whitley Courthouse, to Somerset.

From Flemingsburg, by the mouth of Fleming and Carlisle, to Millersburgh.

From Paris, by North Middleton, to Owensville.

Tennessee.In Tennessee.—From Murfreesborough, by Labanon and Gallatin, to Glasgow, Kentucky.

From Lebanon, by Trowsdale’s Ferry, to Mount Richardson.

From Lebanon, by Marysville, in Wilson county, to Liberty.

From Greenville, by Newport, Dandridge, and Hill’s, to Knoxville.

From Winchester, by Marion Courthouse, to Pikeville.

From Rogersville, by M’Cann’s store, and Black Water Salt Works, to Lee Courthouse, Virginia.

From Blountville to Paperville, on Sinking Creek.

Mississippi.In Mississippi.—From Natchez, by Sweazy’s Ferry, Woodville, and Pinkneyville, to St. Francisville, in the state of Louisiana.

Alabama.In Alabama.—From Fort Claiborne, by Fort Montgomery, to Blakely.

From Huntsville, by Milton’s Bluff, Falls of Black Warrior, and French Settlement on Black Warrior, to St. Stephens.

From Huntsville to Cotton Port, in Limestone county, by Pulasky, to Columbia, in Tennessee.

From Fort Mitchell, by Fort Bainridge, Fort Jackson, Burnt Corn Springs, Fort Claiborne, and the town of Jackson, to St. Stephens.

From Fort Jackson, by Cahaba Valley, to the Falls of Brick Warrior.

From St. Stephens, by Winchester, to Fort, on Pearl river, in Mississippi.

From Mobile to Blakely.

Illinois.In Illinois.—From Bellville, by William Padfield’s and the seat of justice of Bond county, to Palmyra, in the Illinois territory.

From Edwardsville to the seat of justice of Bond county.

From Kaskaskia, by Wideman’s, on Kaskaskia river, to Bellville, St. Clair county.

Approved, April 20, 1818.