United States Statutes at Large/Volume 5/24th Congress/2nd Session/Resolution 1

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 5
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Twenty-Fourth Congress, Second Session, Resolution No. 1.

March 2, 1837.
No. 1. A Resolution to enable the Postmaster General more readily to change the commencement of the contract year in the Post Office Department.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, authorizedPostmaster General authorized to make contracts which expire on 31st December, 1837, '8 and '9, and terminate on 30th June, 1842, '3 and '4. and empowered to let the contracts for the transportation of the mails in those sections of the United States where they expire on the thirty-first days of December, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, and eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, respectively, for four years and six months, so as to cause them to terminate on the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-two, eighteen hundred and forty-three, and eighteen hundred and forty-four, to the end that the contract may commence on the first day of July, instead of the first day of January.

Approved, March 2, 1837.