United States Statutes at Large/Volume 5/25th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 172
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Post roads. That the following be established as post roads:
In Maine―established.Maine.―From Unity to Thorndike. From West Eddington to East Eddington. From Gardiner, via Light’s Corners and Searsmont, to Belfast. From Saco, by Goodwin’s mills, to Alfred. From Acton corners, via Milton Mills and Union village, to Middleton corner, New Hampshire. From Alfred to Newfield. From Eden to Bar Harbor. From Waterville, via Clinton, Troy, North Dixmont, and Hermon, to Bangor. From Dover, via Lower village, Atkinson, Wingate’s corner, and Milo village, to Killmarnock. From Fish’s Mills (in township number four, in the sixth range west from the east line of the State) to Mattawamkeag point. From Bangor, via South Levant, to Stetson. From Machias to Westley. From Lewiston falls, at Danville, by the river road, to Livermore falls.
In New Hampshire―established.New Hampshire.—From Lancaster, via Whitefield and Carroll, to White Mountain. From Colebrook, via Errol and Letter B, to Andover, Maine. From North Haverhill, via Woodville, West Bath, Lyman, North Lyman, West Littleton, and Lower Waterford, to Pingreville. From Peterborough, via Jaffrey, Factory village and Rindge, to Winchendon. From Union village, via Brookfield, North Wolfsborough, and Water village, to Tuftonborough. From Exeter, via East Kingston, South Hampton and Newtown, to Haverhill, Massachusetts. From Concord, via Bow, East Dunbarton and Centre Goffstown, to Piscataquog village. From Bedford, via Goffstown, Hopkinton, Warner, and New London, to Hanover. From Eaton, via Freedom, North Parsonfield and Limerick, to Hollis, Maine. From Kingston, via Brentwood, Epping, Nottingham, Northwood, Pittsfield, Barnstead, and Gilmanton iron works, to Guilford. From Landaff, over Sugar hill, to Franconia. From the centre of Washington by East Washington, to the Upper village, in Hillsborough. From Pittsfield, by the store of George Nutter in Barnstead, over new Durham Bridge, by Middletown, Wakefield, Union village, Milton Mill, and Alton, to Alfred, in Maine.
In Vermont―established.Vermont.―From Barton, via Irasburg, Coventry, and Troy, to Richford. From Finneyville, via Clarendon and Clarendon Springs, to West Rutland. From Jeffersonville, via Waterville and Belvidere, to Montgomery. From Wilmington to Greenfield, Massachusetts.
In Massachusetts—established.Massachusetts.―From Adamsville, Rhode Island, via Hick’s bridge, to Dartmouth. From Washington, via North Becket, to Middlefield. From Northborough, via Marlborough, Stow, Acton, and Chelmsford, to Lowell. From Norton, via Attleborough and Pawtucket, to Providence. From Barre, via Hardwick, to Ware. From Westfield, via Montgomery, Norwich bridge, and North Chester, to Worthington. From East Bridgewater, via John A. Conant’s and J. W. Jenkins’ stores, and East Abington, to South Weymouth. From Worcester, via Milbury, Sutton, West Sutton, and East Douglass, to Douglass.
In Connecticut―established.Connecticut.―From Hebron, via Exeter meeting-house and over Goshen hill, to Bozrahville. From West Hartland, Connecticut, to Tolland, Massachusetts. From New Haven, via Fair Haven, North Branford, North Guilford, North Madison, North Killingsworth, Chester Hadlyme, and Salem, to Norwich. From the house of Robins Tracy, on the Colchester and Middletown turnpike, thence to the East Haddam and Colchester turnpike, by the store of H. and B. Palmer, and from thence through Mechanicsville, to East Haddam landing.
In New York―established.New York.―From Salubria, via West Catlin and Hornby, to Painted Post. From New Haven, via Port Ontario and Lindseyville, to Ellisburg. From Colden, via Waterville corners, to Springville. From North Blenheim, via Gilboa and Prattsville, to Clovesville. From Granville four corners to Middle and West Granville. From Schenectady, via Rotterdam, the church in the centre of Princeton, and Mariasville, to Braman’s corners. From Flushing to Manhassit. From Poughkeepsie, via Crum Elbow, Pleasant plains, Clinton hollow, Shultz’s store, Clintonville, Milan, and Rock city, to Red hook. From Castile, via Portageville and Mixville, to Hume. From the store of Charles F. and J. C. Hammond and Company, Essex county, via Samuel Murdock’s at Long point, to the old fort at Crown point; then across Lake Champlain, to Chimney point, in Addison, and through Addison and Panton, to Vergennes, Vermont. From Malden, via Wynkoopsville, to Irvingsville. From Attica, via Orangeville and Wethersfield springs, to Pike. From Pine plains, via Gallatin, Ancram, and Copake, to Hillsdale. From Angola, via Collins centre, to Springville. From Aurora, via Griffin’s mills, to Springville. From Clay, via Phœnix, to Fulton. From Somers, via Southeast and Patterson, to Pawlings. From Bouckville, via Pratt’s hollow, Stockbridge and Bennett’s corners, to Oneida castle. From Troy, via Pœstenkill, to Berlin. From Ellenville, via Greenfield, Southwick’s settlement, Wakeman’s settlement, and Miller’s settlement, to Monticello. From Harpersfield centre, via North Harpersfield, to South Worcester. From Lexington to West kill. From East Hampton to Amogansett. From Clermont, via Elizaville and Jackson corners, to Montrose. From Norwich, in Chenango county, by Smyrna, Earlville, Poolville, East Hamilton, North Brookfield, and Sangerfield centre, to Waterville, in Oneida county. From Ephrata, via Pleasant valley, to Newkirk’s mills, Fulton county. From Berne and Waldenville to Gallupville. From Mexicoville to Colosse. From Enfield to Newfield. From East Solon, via Truxton, Fabius, Pompey, and Jamesville, to Syracuse. From Darien centre, via Pembroke, to Alabama. From Lowville, Lewis county, New York, via Daysanville, Bellfort, Indian river, Diana and Harrisville, to South Edwards, St. Lawrence county.Discontinued. Discontinue as follows:―From Hyde Park to Stanfordville, and from Rhinebeck to Clintonville. From Lodi (Persia post office) to Collins centre.
In New Jersey―established.New Jersey.―From Tom’s river, via Dover furnace, New Egypt, Jacobstown, and Recklesstown, to Bordentown. From New Brunswick, by Millstone, to Flemington. From Hackettsville to Belvidere.
In Pennsylvania―established.Pennsylvania.―From Hulingsburg, via Michael Traverse’s, Ross Corbett’s mills, R. D. Lawson’s mills, Orr’s tavern, Kittaning, and George Ross’s mills, to Leechburg. From Apollo, via McAllister’s, Pitt’s mills, Lower Crooked-creek, salt-works, and Kittaning, to Orsville. From Reading, via Mollstown, Hunter’s forge, Klinesville, Michael Shaffer’s and Featherolfsville. From Shelocta, via Warren and North Washington, to Pittsburg. From New Alexandria, via New Derry, to Johnstown. From Greensburg, via Murraysville, Logan’s ferry, Alter’s store, North Washington, McIlvaine’s store, and Congruity meeting-house, to Greensburg. From Brownsville, via Greenfield and Columbia, to Monongehela city. From Cannonsburg, via Venice and Webster’s, to Raccoon. From Stumptown, via Mount Zion, to Lebanon. From Mexico, through Tuscarora valley, to Waterford. From Mercer to Westley. From Newcastle, via Eastbrook, to Harlansburg. From Newcastle, by Pulaski, Sharon, and Clarksville, to West Greenville. From Shamokin, via Coal post office, to Fountain springs, Schuylkill county. From Montoursville to John Barber’s mills, Plunket-creek township. From Caledonia, via the first fork of Bennett’s branch of the Sinnemahoning-creek, to Coudersport. From Hazleton, via East Sugarloaf, to Wilkesbarre. From Cumberland, Maryland, via Wellersburg, to Berlin. From Bath to Klecknersville. From Philadelphia, via Frankford, Fox Chase, Huntington, Sorrel horse, Davisville, Springville, Richborough, Newtown, Dolington, and Taylorsville, to Pennington, New Jersey. From Shippensville, by Fitzer’s mill, Lucinda Furnace, and John Walter’s settlement, to Tionesta. From Polsley’s mills, via Blacksville, to Waynesburg. From Forest Lake, by the Choconut-creek road, to Union, New York. From Leroy, via Granville, and Leonard’s hollow, to Springfield. From Sweden, via Ulysses, to Harrison valley. From Wrightsville, via Yoholi, Grahamville, and McCall’s ferry, to Peach bottom. From Hart’s cross roads, by Lines’s mills, to Conneautville. From Blakely to Thompson, Susquehanna county. From Butler, via Prospect and Portersville, to Newcastle. From Mauch Chunk to Nesquehoning. From Mauch Chunk to Stroudsburg. From Honesdale, by Cherry-ridge, Purdy settlement, Paupock settlement, and East Sterling, to Labor’s post office, Monroe county. From Unity, by Petersburg, Ohio, and Mount Jackson, Pennsylvania, to Newcastle. From Elkland, Tioga county, to Addison, New York. From Pittsburg, by Ellicott’s store, Clinton, and Murdocksville, to Fair View. From Florence, in Washington county, Pennsylvania, via Commettsburg and Fair View, to Welshville, Columbiana county, Ohio. From Abington centre to Providence, in Luzerne. From Margaretta Furnace to Bangor Forge, in the county of York. From Le Roy Post Office, by Calvin W. Churchill’s in Greenville, Nathaniel Albin’s in Troy, to the Post Office in Troy, to the Post Office in Springfield, Bedford county. From Stevenville, in Pike, to the Post Office kept by William Warfield in Orwell, Bradford county.
In Delaware―established.Delaware.―From Smyrna, in Kent county, to the village of Leipsic. From Milford to Cambridge, in Maryland, passing through Williamsville, Marshyhope bridge, Collin’s cross roads, Lowe Hunting creek and Newmarket.
In Maryland―established.Maryland.―From Queenstown, via Centreville, Ruthsburg, Nine Bridges, Greensborough, and Willow Grove, to Dover, Delaware. From Mann’s post office, via mouth of Sidelinghill creek and Tunnell, to Oldtown. From Elkton to Warwick. From Princess Anne, via Todd’s store, to S. Mister’s, Somerset county. From Princess Anne, via Kingston, to Rehoboth.
In Virginia―Established.Virginia.―From Chamblysburg to the Big Lick, Botetourt county. From Fincastle to Giles court-house. From Mount Airy to Meadville. From Froadford to Marion. From Charlotte court-house, via Watkin’s store, Wyliesburg, Jeffries’s, and Oakley, to Clarksville. From Lowmans, via the forks of Hughs river, Preble’s mills, and Creel’s mills, to Parkersburg. From Belleville, via Muses’ bottom, mouth of Sandy creek, and Ripley, to Point Pleasant. From Morgantown, via Dent’s mills, and David Snider’s, to Riversville. From Newbern, via High rock, to Cranberry Plains. From Floyd court-house to Cranberry Plains. From Winchester to Parkersburg, along the northwestern turnpike road. From German settlement, via Westernford, to Glady creek cross-roads. From Rye valley to Sinclair’s bottom, Smyth county. From Jonesville to Turkey cove, Lee county. From Alexandria, via Winter-hill, to Drainsville. From Lockhart’s tavern, Frederick county, to Wardensville, Hardy county. From Salem, North Carolina, via Madison, to Martinsville. From Salem, Virginia, via Newcastle, to the Sweet Springs. From Gauley bridge, via Fayetteville, to Beckley. From Rye valley, Smyth county, to the mouth of Wilson creek, Grayson county. From Lebanon, Russell county, via Nashford Hanaker’s store, to Richland, Tazewell county. From Patrick courthouse to Mount Airy, North Carolina. From Liberty, Bedford county, via Buchanan, to Pattonsburg. From Parkersburg to Belpre, Ohio. From Somerfield, Pennsylvania, to Brandonville, Virginia. From Grayson court-house to Grayson Sulphur springs. From Speedwell, via Cripple creek, to Austinville, Wythe county. From Timberville to Brock’s gap. From the northwestern turnpike, at or in the vicinity of James Curry’s, to Booth’s ferry, on Tygart-valley river. From Middle-island bridge, on the northwestern turnpike, to Lowan, Lewis county. From Bulltown, down the valley of the Little Kenawha, to Elizabethtown. From Drummondtown, Accomack county, by Locustville and Smithville, on the seaside road of said county, to Pungoteague. From Hillsborough to [[w: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia|Harper’s Ferry]]. From Lovesville to Berlin, in the State of Maryland. From Clarksburg, via Ten-mile, to Shinston, in the county of Harrison. From Logan court-house to Red Sulphur Springs. From the Natural Bridge post office, in Rockbridge county, via Daggart’s springs, to Clifton forge. From Brandonville, in Virgina, to Bryant’s post office, in Fayette county, in the State of Pennsylvania. From Beckley’s mills to Reuben Stut’s. From Covesville to Fobes’s mill. From Blue Sulphur Springs, via Gwinn’s springs, thence down Lick creek to New river, up same to the mouth of Greenbrier river, to [[w: Palestine, Greenbrier County, West Virginia|Palestine]], thence to Lewisburg.
In North Carolina―established.North Carolina.―From Ford creek, via Fishdam, Hancock’s store, or Leather’s cross-roads, to Chapel hill. From Weldon to Halifax; thence to or near Enfield, Waynesborough, and South Washington, to Wilmington; thence to Charleston, South Carolina. From Lincolnton, via Hoylesville, Spring mills, and Erasmus, to Yorkville, South Carolina, and returning via Catawba creek. From Waynesborough, via Whitfield mills and Jericho, to Strabane. From Pickens court-house, South Carolina, through Macon and Haywood counties, and down the Tuskegee river, by John B. Love’s and Scroop Euloe’s to Sevierville, Tenn. From Falls post office to Catawba creek post office. From Statesville to Mount Airy, Surry county. From Middletown, Hyde county, to some point on the Chickamacomica banks, in said county. From Hillsdale, to Madison, on Dan river. From Hillsborough, by Samuel N. Fate’s store and Mount Willing, to Rock creek or Fogleman’s post office. From either Fair Bluff or Porter Swamp’s offices to either Leesville or Lumberton. From Shallotte, by Dred Boazman’s to White Marsh office. From Norwood’s store, via Rocky river springs and Jacob Eford’s, to Mount Comfort. From Beatty, on Black river, via James Allen’s to J. R. Corbett’s. From Carthage to Greensborough. From Newcastle, by Brier creek, Mulberry gap, Laurel spring, and John Williams’s, in Ashe county, North Carolina, to the mouth of Wilson creek, Virginia. From Pleasant garden, by Turkey cove, through Yancy county, North Carolina, to Elizabethtown, Tennessee. From Washington to Portsmouth and Ocracoke. From Fayetteville, up the Cape Fear river, on the west side, to McNiel’s ferry, Blalock’s store, Raleigh, Johnson’s store, and Draughn’s store, to Fayetteville. From Raleigh to Gray Sill’s. From Hillsborough to Boxborough. From Gaston, via Henderson, to Raleigh. From Henderson to Williamsborough. From Pittsborough to Chapel hill. From Seagle’s store, via Peter Warlick’s store, to Mull Grove.
In South Carolina―established.South Carolina.―From Damascus to Mooresborough, North Carolina. From Athens, Georgia, to Lauren’s court-house. From Stantonsville to Pendleton. From Sumterville, by Plowden’s mills, and Brewington, to Jacksonville, South Carolina. From Younguesville, via Hazlewood, Pedensville, and Torbert’s, to Chester court-house. From Marion court-house, by Allen’s bridge (on Little Pedee,) Harleesville, and Clio, to Bennettsville. From King’s tree, by Murray’s and Lenud’s ferries on the Santee river, to Georgetown. From Lynch’s creek post-office to Conwayborough. From Mount Willing to Lexington court-house. From Picken’s court-house, Mullen’s fort, Aquilla, Georgia; thence by Clearmont, Bachelor’s Retreat, and Pendleton, to Pickens court-house. From Union court-house, via Hancockville, to Limestone springs in Spartanburg district. From Charleston to Walterborough, by the way of the South Carolina railroad and George’s station. From Pinckneyville, by Goudysville, to Hancockville. Discontinue as follows:―From Walter’s ford to Mullen’s ford. So much of route number two thousand two hundred and fifty-five as extends from Leesville to Mount Willing. From Lexington Court House to Doctor W. W. Guger’s store, in Edgefield District.
In Georgia―established.Georgia.―From Camack, via Double-wells, Crawford, Irville, Green, and Baldwin’s store, to Greensborough. From Danielsville, via Maryville, Winn’s mills, or Amandaville, and Pierman’s, to Montevideo. From Gainsville to Clarksville. From Cherokee court-house, Alabama, via Chatooga, Oldtown, Hopkinsville, Beavers, and Pleasant Green, to Island town. From Treadway’s post office, via Beavers, to Almon’s, in Broomtown valley. From Campbelltown, via Huntsville, Parlier’s cross-roads, (on the High-tower river,) to Cassville. From Elberton to Carnesville. From Macon, Bibb county, Georgia, via Pine-level, Fort Valley, Bartlett, and Macon court-house, to Americus. From Sparta, via Powellton, to Double-wells. From McDonough, via Chamber’s store and Hancock’s, to Sandtown. From Lombardy, via Sweet-water iron works, Willis Howard’s, and James Stone’s, to Louisville. From Forsyth, via Van Buren and Herrington’s store, to Fayetteville. From Decatur, De Kalb county, by Pace’s ferry, on the Cattahoochie, to Marietta, Cobb county, Georgia. From Brunswick, via Benjamin Lile’s and Wayne court-house, to Holmesville. From Macon, Georgia, by Lumpkin, in Stewart county, to Irwinton, Alabama. From Lafayette, in Walker, Georgia, to Rossville, in the same county. From Athens, in Georgia, via Monroe, Walton county, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett county, Canton, Cherokee county, Cassville, in Cass county, Rome, in Floyd county, to Somerville, Morgan county, Alabama, and Hume to Decatur, in said State. From Columbus, Georgia, via Fort Mitchell, Florence, Georgia, and to intersect the steamboat mail line Bainbridge, Georgia, for Appalachicola and St. Joseph’s in Florida.
In Florida―established.Florida.―From Tallahassee, via Alligator, to Jacksonville. From Monticello, Jefferson county, through Hamilton county, to the Gadsden Spring, Suwannee river. From Langsbury, Camden county, Georgia, via Burnt-fort ferry, to Haddock’s, Florida. From Tallahassee, via Iola, to St. Joseph. From Haddock’s to Jefferson, Georgia. From Monticello, via the Mineral springs, to Jacksonville.
In Kentucky―established.Kentucky.―From Jeffersontown to Harrodsburg, by Chaplin and Taylorsville. From Shelbyville to Harrisonville. From Piketon, by the mouth of Pond creek, to Logan court-house, Virginia. From Springfield, Tennessee, by Keysburg and Trenton, to Hopkinsville. From Graysville to Nashville, Tennessee. From Columbia, via Alexander Walker’s and Joseph Nelson’s, jr., to Edmonton. From Somerset to Jamestown. From Newcastle to Wallaceville, Henry county. From Greenville, by the mouth of Muddy river, to Morgantown. From Waidsboro to Paducah. From Stephensport to Boonsport. From Princeton, by Cold Springs and Montezuma, to Providence. From Princeton, by Millville and Ferry corner, to Canton. From Williamstown to Warsaw. From Flag spring, by Motier and Locust grove, on the Ohio river, to Augusta. From Burkesville to Livingston, Tennessee. From Poplar flat, Lewis county, to Mount Carmel, Fleming county. From Little Sandy Saline, Greenup county, by Charles N. Lewis’s, to Blanisville, Lawrence county. From West Liberty, by Joseph Adkin’s, to Little Sandy Saline. From Greensburg to Edmonton. From Bowling Green, by the lock and dam on Big Barren first below Bowling Green, by the lock and dam on Green river next below the mouth of Barren river, by Morgantown, and by the lock and dam near the mouth of Muddy river, to Hartford. From Chaplin, by Hobb’s mill and Paoli, to Maxville. From Witcher’s cross-roads, by the houses of Isaac Pipkin and Reuben Roark and Grey Cook, to Tompkinsville. From Henderson to Carlow. From Monroe, Hart County, by Salt-works, on Little Barren river, to Edmonton. From Lawrenceburg, by the way of Van Buren, to Taylorsville. From Chaplain to Harrodsburg. From Monticello, via Albany, to Burksville. From Glasgow, Kentucky, to Hartsville, Tennessee.
In Tennessee―established.Tennessee.―From Lynchburg, by W. W. Gill’s store, Elijah Flack’s and Petersburg, to Cornersville. From Eaton, by Forked Deer Turnpike and Ripley, to Fulton. From Paris, by Caledonia, Fleming’s, Christmasville and Shady Grove, to South Gibson. From Pikeville, by James L. Loyd’s, Thomas’s cross-roads, Wheeler Hanson’s, Kirkland’s, Hilliard’s, and Shelton’s, to Oatt’s landing. From Purdy, by Rosson’s bridge and Metamora, to Ripley. From Savannah, by Cedar hill and Hawkin’s ferry, to Carrollsville. From Sevierville to Sweden furnace. From Gallatin, by Cross-plains, Keasburg and Allinsville, to Elkton. From Masts, by Shady, crossing the Stone mountain at Bakers’ gap, thence by Elijah Dougherty’s, in Johnson county; thence to Roane’s creek, and up the same to Taylorsville, Ashe county, North Carolina, to Taylorsville, Tennessee. From Lagrange to Tuscumbia, Alabama. From Sulphur springs, by Horseby’s ferry, to Decatur. From Mount Pleasant, via Napier and Catron’s iron-works, Lawrence county, via Buckner and Dixon’s store, to Waynesborough. From Somerville, by Brown’s store, Starky Hare’s, Littlejohn’s, Germantown and Titus bridge, to Hernando, Mississippi. From Carrollsville to Lexington. From Liberty, by Short mountain, to Manchester. From Cox’s creek, Knox county, to Mount Bethel, Roane county. From Perryville, by Cub-creek springs, to Lexington. From Ball-play, Monroe county, to Austin Glenn’s on Cane creek, same county. From Red bridge, Hawkins county, to Allen’s station, same county. From Kingsport, along the Stanly-valley road, to Rogersville. From Maryville, by Montvale springs, Cheoee, Valley river, and Blairsville, to Dahlonega, Georgia. From Knoxville, by Louisville, Unitia, Morgantown, Eve’s mills, Rockville and Midway, to Athens. From Kellysville, via Lourass old ferry, Nickajack, across Raccoon mountain, to Squirreltown, in Georgia. From Dallas to Spring place. From Kingston to Oliver’s house, in Anderson county. From Ross landing to Cleveland. From Gallatin, by Lagado Academy, to Murfreesborough. From Perryville, by New Madrid to Waverly. From Kingston, Tennessee, via Ten-mile stand, Decatur, Kincannon’s ferry, Ross’s landing, and Turkeytown, to Jacksonville. From Standing-rock post-office, Stuart county, via Lagrange and Fairchance furnace, to Waverley, Humphrey county. From Charlotte, via Point Mason, on Tennessee river, to Paris, Tennessee. From Elizabethton, up Stony creek, through Shady, to Abingdon, Virginia. From Dresden, via Hunter and Pound’s store, Winton, and Ridley Jones’s, to Dyersburg. From McMinnville to Jasper. Form De Kalb court-house, via Short mountain, to Manchester. From Millersburg, in Rutherford county, via White’s store, to Shelbyville. From Nashville down the south side of Cumberland river by William Shelton’s to the mouth of Syracuse creek, thence to crossing at Gibb’s ferry, by Braxton Lee’s, Wilson Crockett’s and the Sulphur springs, to Nashville. From Sevierville, Tennessee, via Smoky mountain, Shoal creek store, Scott’s creek post-office, to Pendleton, South Carolina.
In Ohio—established.Ohio.―From Greenville, via Fort Recovery, Grantville, Montezuma, St. Mary’s and Guilford, to Van Wert. From Russelville, through Arnheim, to Sardinia, in Brown county. From Georgetown, in Brown county, through Freesburg and New Boston, to Felicity, in Clermont county. From Williamsburg, through Bethel, via Sharpsburg, to Felicity, in Clermont county. From West Union, in Adam’s county, to Hillsborough, in Highland county. From Greenville, via Montezuma, Celina, Mercer, and Van Wert, to Defiance. From Van Wert, via Judge Cochran’s, to Kalida. From Wapaukonetta, via Hartford and Judge Cochran’s, Putnam county, to Franconia. From Kenton, via Lima, Shawnee, Amanda, and Guilford, to Mercer. From Troy to Covington. From Sidney, via Harden, to Houston. From Defiance, via Brunnersburg, Washington centre, St. Joseph, and Denmark, in Ohio, and Perserverence, Steubenville, Little prairie, and Pretty prairie, to Lima, Indiana. From Perrysburg, via Waterville, Benton, Gilead, and Ottawa, to Lima, Ohio. From Maumee city, via Swanville, Granville, Turkeyfoot prairie, and Eatonsburg, to Lafayette, (on the Little St. Josephs) Williams county. From Melmore, via Attica, to New Haven. From Tiffin to Fort Findley. From Norwalk, via centre of Bronson, to Truxville. From Lower Sandusky to Montgomery cross-roads, Wood county. From Tiffin, via Rome, to Risden, Seneca county. From Nashport, via Perryton and Fallsbury, to Martinsburg, Knox county. From Zanesville, via Samuel Beaver’s, George Smyth’s, and John G. Pigman’s, to Coshocton. From Senecaville, via Johnson’s Mills, Bye’s Mills, Cambridge, Mackey’s and Adamsville, to Dresden. From Eaton, via Castine, to Greenville. From Cadiz, via Leesburg and Sandyville, to Bethlehem. From Sinking Spring, Highland county, via Jasper and Piketon, to Jackson court-house. From Witten’s post office, via Graysville, Van Buren, Carlisle, and Pereopolis, to Cumberland. From Sunfish, down the Ohio river, via Witten’s post office, to Woodfield. From Wheelersburg, via Charles Kelly’s Mills, Pine Grove Ætna Furnace, Patriot, Ridgeway’s, Vinton, and Wilkesville, to Smithfield. From Pennsville, via Chesterfield, to Bartlett. From Wilkesville, via Rutland, Chester, Buffington’s island, and the Great Bend, in Meigs county, to Ripley, Virginia. From Wilmington, via Oakland, Howeysburg, Franklin and Winchester, to Eaton. From Wilmington, via Burlington, to Xenia. From Painesville, in Geauga county, along the north ridge road, to Ashtabula, by North Perry, Arcole, and Geneva. From Zanesfield to Downingsville, Logan county. From Franklin, Portage county, via Streetsborough, Aurora, Bainbridge, Russell, Chester, Kirkland, and Mentor, to Richmond city, Geauga county. From Akron, via Copley centre, Sharon centre, and Montville, to Medina. From Burnett’s corners, via Chagrine Falls and Bainbridge, to Auburn. From Coshocton, via Roscoe, Warsaw, Mohican, and Rochester, to Danville. From Millersburg, via Nashville, to Loudonville, Richland county. From Chesterville, via Woodbury and McClure’s cross-roads, to Shelby, Richland county. From Leavitt to Waynesburg. From Croxton to McCaig’s. From West Jefferson, via West Canaan, Darby Creek, Alvin Randall’s, in Union county, and Bellepont, to Delaware. From Lower Salem, Washington county, via Moses T. Spencer’s, on Duck creek, and Bethel, to Woodfield. From Copley, by Western Star, to Clinton. From Windham, by Garretsville, to Hiram. From Mcconnellsville to Francis, Treblecock’s, thence to Peter Keith’s, thence to Olive post office. From Reynoldsburg, via Pickerington and West Carrollton, to Lancaster. From Bellefontaine, in Logan county, to Wapaukonetta, in Allen county, by the way of Lewistown, in Logan county, and St. Johns, in Allen county. From Bellefontaine, in Logan county, to St. Mary’s, in Mercer county, by the way of the crossings at Plum’s on the Great Miami and St. John’s, and Wapaukonetta, in Allen county. From Springfield, in Clark county, to New Carlisle, in the same county, by the way of Clarksburg and Northampton. From Springfield, in Clark county, to Chillicothe, by the way or South Charleston, Grassy Point, Bloomingsburg, and Frankfort. From Hartford, in Trumbull county, to Greenville, in Mercer county, Pennsylvania, through the village of Orangeville. From Unionville to Ellensburg, in Geauga county. From Southington, through the centre of Farmington, to Mesopotamia in Trumbull county. From Deerfield, in Portage county, Ohio, to Edinburg in the same county. From Leavitt, by Dallas, to Waynesburg. From Ravenna, in Portage county, Ohio, to Twinsburg, in the same county, through Streetsborough. From Lafayette, on the Little St. Joseph’s, Williams county, Ohio, to Fort Wayne, Indiana. From New Lisbon, through Salem, to Benton. From Osnaburg, in Stark county, to New Cumberland, in Tuscaroras county. From Xenia, in Green county, to Dayton, in Montgomery county, on the direct route.
In Indiana―established.Indiana.―From Monticello, via White Post, to Winamac, in Pulaski county, Indiana. From Fort Wayne, via Whitley court-house and Warsaw, to Plymouth. From Goshen, to Middlebury, in Elkhart county. From Rockville, by Annapolis, West Union Westport, and Johnson’s mills, to Covington. From Huntersville, by Concord, and Point Pleasant, to Attica. From Greensburg, by Hartsville and Newbern, to Columbus. From Columbus, by Mount Sidney, to Flatrock post office. From Danville, by North Salem, Carrollton, and Ladoga, to Crawfordsville. From Shelbyville, by Black-hawk, to Edinburg. From Livonia to Hardinsburg, (on the great western mail route from Louisville to St. Louis.) From Lexington, by Albion, to Slateford. From Leesville, by Baile’s mills and Nashville, to Morgantown. From Spencer, by New Brunswick and Lebanon, to Merom. From Bedford, by elder John Short’s (on Indian creek,) Bloomfield, and Scaffold prairie, to Bowling green. From Bedford, by Spice Valley, to Mount Pleasant. From Westfield, by Farmington, to Strawtown. From Fairfax, by Marysville and Springville, to Frasier’s store. From Bedford, by Frasier’s store and Hammersly’s mills, to Mount Pleasant. From Vincennes, by James Stewart’s and Ramsey’s store, (at the rapids of the Wabash,) to Mount Carmel. From Springville, by Point Commerce and Rawley’s mills, to Terre Haute. From Vincennes, by Petersburg, to Boonville. From Edwardsport, by Stafford’s Bridge, to Fairplay. From Defiance, Ohio, along the Bellefontaine State road, to Mongoquining. From Muncietown, by Granville, Mount Pellicer, and Murray, to Huntington. From Marion, by Wabashtown and Laketon, to Warsaw. From Fort Wayne, by Cedarville, Auburn, and Angola, to Branch court-house, Michigan.
In Illinois―established.Illinois.―From Coles court-house, by Independence and New Albany, to Urbana. From Hillsborough to Shelbyville. From Montgomery, by Middleport, to Levi Thompson’s on Spring creek. From Maysville, by Louisville and Ewington, to Shelbyville. From Marshal to Charleston. Form Paris, by Urbana, to Montgomery. From Montgomery, by Parish’s grove, to Williamsport, Indiana. From Danville to Williamsport, Indiana. From Equality, by Carmi and Williams’s ferry, to Mount Vernon, Indiana. From Williams’s ferry to New Haven. From Savannah, by Cherry grove and Crane’s grove, to the mouth of the Pekatonica. From Milon to St. Charles, Missouri. From Black Partridge, by Lacon, to Hennepin. From Iroquois, by Plato and Pontiac, to Hennepin. From Pontiac, by Josephine and Holland’s grove, to Tremont. From Hennepin, by Princeton, the seat of justice of Henry county, and the seat of justice of Mercer county, to New Boston. From Bloomington, by Hudson, Josephine, Black Partridge, Lacon, Wyoming, and the seat of justice of Henry county, to Stephenson. From Warsaw, Hancock county, to Augusta. From Dixon’s ferry, by Harrisburg, Round grove, Whiteside county, and Union grove, to Fulton city, on the Mississippi river. From Henderson, by Berlin, to Richland grove, Mercer county, to Stephenson. From Grafton to St. Charles, Missouri. From Grafton, by the house of J. M. Hurd, Jerseyville and Delaware, to Carlinville. From Urbana, by Clinton and Waynesville, to Havana, (on the Illinois river.) From Decatur, by Salt creek, (near the mouth of the lake fork of said creek,) to Tremont. From Danville, by Pontiac, to Ottawa. From Fort Madison, Wisconsin Territory, by Appanooe, La Houpe, Ellisville, Farmington, and Harkness, to Peoria. From Chicago, by Brush hill, Napierville, Little Rock, Pawpaw grove, and Inlet, to Dixon’s ferry. From Ewington, by Salem and Martin’s ferry, to Greenville. From Jonesborough, by the way of Whitaker’s landing, mouth of the Muddy, and Breeseville, to Liberty. From Geneva, in Kane county, by Charleston, Elgin, McClure’s grove, McHenry, Foxville, and Rochester, to Prairie village, in Wisconsin Territory. From Stephenson, in Rock Island county, up Rock river to Rockford, in Winnebago county. From Knoxville, by Lafayette, Oceola, Providence, and Windsor to Enterprise, near the termination of the Illinois and Michigan canal, on the Illinois river. From Canton, in Fulton county, by Cuba and Travis, to Macomb, in McDonough county. From Peoria, by Oceola, Thermopylæ, to Savannah, in Joe Daviess county. From Madison, the permanent seat of justice of the Wisconsin Territory, by St. George’s rapids on Rock river in said Territory, and from thence down the eastern side of said river, to Dixonville, in Ogle county. From Juliet, in Will county, by Du Page, Napierville, Geneva, Sycamore, Gatt’s Mills, Sayer’s Mills, Winnebago, Trask’s Ferry on the Peekatonokee, Rock Grove, and Hamilton’s Diggings, to Mineral Point, in Wisconsin Territory. From Lasalle, in Lasalle county, by Grand Detour, on Rock river, Freeport, and Brewster’s Ferry, on the Peekatonokee, to Mineral Point, in the Wisconsin Territory. From Aurora, in Kane county, by Cottonville and Kingston, to Rockford in Winnebago county. From Macomb, in Mcdonough county, by Muddy Lane post office, La Harpe, Hartford and Appanooce, to Fort Madison in Iowa Territory. From Ottawa, in Lasalle county, by Dayton, Lorain, Rockville, Bristol and Hartford, to Geneva in Kane county. From St. Mary’s, in Hancock county, by Hill’s grove, to Macomb, in McDonough county. From Lafayette, in the state of Indiana, thence down along the Vermillion of the Illinois river to Lasalle, in Lasalle county, Illinois. From Lafayette post office, in Greene county, by Oceola and Waverley, to Springfield in Sangamon county. From Jonesborough, in Union county, by Willard’s and Smith’s Ferries on the Mississippi river, to Jackson, in the state of Missouri. From Liberty, in Jackson county, down along the bottom of the Mississippi river, by Breeseville, and Willard’s ferry, to Clear Creek Landing, in Alexander county. From Iroquois, in Iroquois county, by Lorain, on the Kankakee river, Thornton and Portland, to Chicago. From Griggsville, in Pike county, by Worcester, to Kinderhook, in the same county. From McClure’s Grove, in Kane county, by Denney’s Ferry, on Fox river, Crystal Lake, Walkups in the Virginia settlement, passing the head of Geneva Lake, and Conlogi’s settlement, to Janesville, on Rock river, in the Wisconsin Territory. From Springfield, in Sangamon county, by Athens and New Market, to Havana, on the Illinois river. From Dixonville in Ogle county to Savannah on the Mississippi river, in Jo Daviess county. From Pittsfield in Pike county, by Worcester and Payson, to Quincy, in Adams county. From Mendozia, in Morgan county, by Versailles post office, Mount Sterling, Clayton, Houston, and Chili post office, to Warsaw, in Hancock county. From Peoria, by Wyoming, Oceola, the Narrows of Green river, Thermopylæ, on Rock river, to Savannah in Jo Daviess county. From Lewistown, in Fulton county, by Cuba, Ellisville, and Troy, to St. Augustine. From Manchester in Morgan county, by Linnville, Bethel, and Arenz’s Mills, to Beardstown in Cass county. From Quincy, in Adams county, to Macomb, in McDonough county. From Lewistown, in Fulton county, by the Table Grove, Rall’s Mills, Huntsville, Indian Point Camp and Gilmer’s farm, to Quincy. From Chicago, by Geneva, the seat of justice of De Kalb county, and Oregon city, to Hitt’s farm, on the road from Dixon’s Ferry to Galena.
In Louisiana―established.Louisiana.―From Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Walnut and Roundaway bayous, across Tuecas and bayou Macon, to Monroe. From Harrisonburg, by Funne Louis and Dugdemonia to Natchitoches. From Vicksburg, Mississippi, by New Carthage, Hardy hills, Bœuf prarie, and Columbia, to Dugdemonia. From Shreveport, by Epps’s settlement and Caddo pairie, to Long prairie, Arkansas. From Alexandria, by Hineston, to Jenkin’s and Droddy’s ferry, on the Sabine. From Thibadeauxville to Knoblock’s in the parish of La Fourche interior. From Madisonville, in the parish of St. Tammany, to Warners, in the parish of Washington. From Natchitoches to Grand Cane.In Alabama―established.Alabama.―From Columbus, Georgia, via Mount Ararat, Salem and Coleman’s, to Tallapoosa court-house. From Spring Hill, in Marengo county, via Boston, Dayton and Whitehall, to McKinley. From Cussetta, Chambers county, via Mount Jefferson and Auburn, to Tuskegee. From Benton to Selma. From Suggsville, via Gainestown, to Mount Pleasant. From Montreal, via Wedowee, to Carrollton. From Talladega, via Abney’s old ferry, on the Coosa river, to Ashville. From Jacksonville, via Alexandria, to Ashville. From Jacksonville, via White Plains, Lackey’s store, on Cane creek, N. Pond’s in Tallapoosa, to Carrollton, Georgia. From Salem, via Larkin’s fork, Trenton, Larkinsville, Santa, Langston, Wyatt, Coffee’s, to Van Buren, and from Bellefonte to Scraper. From Nanafalia, in Marengo county, via Hosea’s store, Rawl’s store, Dumas settlement, Upper and Lower Peach tree and Packer’s settlement, to Monroeville, Monroe county. From Rome, Georgia, Gaylesville, Alabama, Lynchburg, Warrenton, White Sulphur springs and Sommerville, to Decatur. From Pineville, via Tuscahooma and Mount Sterling to Quitnam, Mississippi. From Florence to Buzzard roost. From Marion, Mississippi, via Alamucha, to Gaston. From Blountsville to Ashville. From Demopolis, by Longdon’s store, Daniel’s prairie and Clinton, to Pickensville. From Fayette court-house, by Millport, to Columbus, Mississippi. From Walker court-house, by Chilton’s mills, R. J. Murphee’s and R. Cameron’s, to Blount’s springs. From Russellville, by Heshbon, to Itawamba court-house. From Winchester, by Crow creek, Coon creek and Bolivar, to Loving’s, in Wills valley. From Hickory level, by Adrian’s ferry, on the Coosa river, Abacooche Gold mines, and Canal Gold mines, to Franklin, Georgia. From Fayette, Georgia, by Hopkinsville, through the Chatooga valley, by Chatooga old court-house and Jeffersonville, to Jacksonville. From Somerville, by head of Cotoco creek and Brooksville, to Bennettsville. From Clayton, by Fagan’s store and Crockettsville, to Salem, Russell county. From Rockford, by Socapatoy, to the Georgia store, in Tallapoosa county. From Columbus, Georgia, by Fort Mitchell, the Natural bridge, Sand fort, Uchee post office and Fort Bainbridge, to Feagan’s store. From Irwinton to Stockton. From Wetumpka, by Nixburg, Socapatoy, and Hatchet creek, to Talladega. From Columbus, Georgia, by Gleenville, to Irvington, in Alabama. From Springfield by Benevola, Bonners’ Mills, Carrollton and Yorkville to Columbus in Mississippi. From Bellefonte by Langston and De Kalb court-house to Paris in De Kalb county.Discontinued. Discontinue as follows: From Bellefonte, by Larkinsville, Trenton, Loweville, Hazle green and Madison cross-roads, to Athens. From Winchester, Tennessee, to Bellefonte. From Bellefonte to Rawlingsville.
In Mississippi―established.Mississippi.―From Holly springs, Marshall county, via Ripley, Tippah county, Jacinto, Tishamingo county, to Tuscumbia, Alabama. From Holly springs to Hernando, De Soto county. From Pontitoc, via Oxford, to Panola. From Coffeeville, via Oakland, to Charleston, Tallahatchie county. From Brandon, via Raleigh and Garlandsville, to Quitman. From Carrollton to Douglass, on the Yazoo river. From Granada, by Preston, Oakland and Ragbourn’s to Panola. From Wyatte, in the county of Lafayette, by Chulahoma, Hancock’s, Labeau’s, and Hernando, to Memphis, Tennessee. From Ripley, in Tippah county, via Cornersville, to Oxford, Lafayette county. From Jackson, Mississippi, to Memphis, Tennessee, via Canton, Bole’s ferry, on the Big Black river, Franklin, Lexington, Carrollton, Grenada, Belmont and Jefferson. From Carrollton, via Grenada to Coffeeville, Oxford, Wyatt, Chulahoma and Holly springs, to Lagrange, in Tennessee. From Jackson, via Madisonville, Doak’s old stand, Kusciusko, Greensboro, Houston, Pontotoc, and Ripley to Bolivar in Tennessee. From Fulton, in Itawamba county, via Pontotoc, Ponola, or Belmont, to Tunica court-house. From Ellisville, via Paulding, to Quitman. From Quitman to Washington courthouse, Alabama. From Columbus, by Winstonville, Somerville, Philadelphia, and Dixon, to Hillsboro. From Madisonville, by Densonville, Ludlow and Hillsboro, to Carthage. From Houston, by Grenada and Middleton to Louisville. From Pontotoc, by Red Land (Williams,) to Houston. From Chulahoma, by Oak Hill, and Castlehill, to Memphis, Tennessee. From Ponola court-house, by Peyton, to Helena, Arkansas. From Helena, Arkansas, by Powhattan, Coohoma county, to White river], Arkansas. From Stackville, by Lafayette and Bell Fontaine, to Greensboro. From Hardin court-house, Tennessee, by Nashobee, Jacinto and Carrollsville, to Pontotoc. From Aberdeen, by Fulton, to Jacinto. From Fulton to Russellville, Alabama. From Tuscaloosa, Alabama, by Jamestown, Brooklyn, Mount Pleasant, Mo-za-bu-sha to Hillsborough. From Greensboro, by Graysport to Grenada. From Panola court-house by Sardinia, Oakland, Preston and Troy to Grenada. From Kennedy’s store, in Clopiah county, Mississippi, by Haley’s ferry, Concord, Steen’s creek, Brandon and Densonville to Carthage, in Leoki county. From Mobile the nearest and most direct route to Winchester in Mississippi. From Columbus by Waverley or Mullin’s bluff in Lowndes county, to Colbert. From Hernando, by way of Castleville, Oak Hill and Chulahoma, to the town of Wyatt. From Manchester by Benton, Montgomery, Franklin, Lockhart’s store, Wheeling and Shongola, to Greensboro in Mississippi. From Pontotoc, via Houston to Greensboro in the State of Mississippi. From Montgomery, via Selma, Marion, Greensboro, Erie, Jones’s Bluff, and Livingston, Alabama, Marion, Decatur, Hillsboro, and Brandon, to Jackson, in Mississippi. From Panola court-house to Grenada, via Gen. John Raybourn’s, Caledonia, Yokanapatalpho, Oakland and Preston.
In Missouri―established.Missouri.―From Bailey’s landing, on the Mississippi, in Lincoln county, by Troy, Thomas Glover’s, Dutton’s, and Anderson’s, to Danville. From Columbia to Mexico. From Carrollton to Far West. From St. Francisville to Farmington, Iowa Territory. From Richmond to Camden, thence to Liberty, Clay county, via Smith’s mills, Camden point, and Blacksnake hills, to the mouth of Nodaway river. From Martin’s, Clay county, at the falls of the Platte, to the Blacksnake hills. From Plattsburg to the Blacksnake hills. From Lexington, by Greenton, Cool spring, and Lone Jack, to Harrisonville. From Georgetown, by Rives court-house, Oceola, Henry Clement’s and Sarcoxie, Barry county, to Mount Pleasant, Barry court-house. From Warrenburg, Johnson county, by Rives court-house, to Bolivar. From Meramee iron works to Jefferson city. From Columbia, by Mount Vernon, Pisgah, Palestine, Mount Carmel, and Arraton, to Georgetown. From Jonesborough, by Saltpond grove, and Johnson’s grove, to Lexington. From Jonesborough to Georgetown. From Mount Pleasant, by Cowskin, Beatty’s prairie, and Vineyard, Arkansas, to Fort Smith. From Rocheport, by Connor’s mills, Cooper county, and Pisgah, to Round-hill post-office. From Bloomfield, Stoddard county, by the lower end of West prairie, to the house of Martin Wood. From Van Buren, by Charles Huddleston’s, to Izard court-house, Arkansas. From Jefferson city, by California, to the Round-hill post-office. From Carrollton, by Utica and Naves’s store, to Thompson’s settlement, in the territory attached to Livingston county. From Richmond to Utica. From Glasgow, Howard county, to Four-mile prairie. From Woodville, Macon county, to Newark, Lewis county. From Huntsville, by Johnson Wright’s, to Macon courthouse. From Sand Hill, Lewis county, to St. Francisville. From Mexico, Audrain county, by Bowling Green, to Clarksville. From Keytersville to Macon court-house. From Keytersville to Linn court-house. From Jefferson city, by Miller court-house, to Versailles. From Jonesborough to Johnson court-house. From Arrow Rock, to old Jefferson, Saline county. From the city of St. Louis, to Portage Desseaux, by the way of the mouth of the Missouri river and Bellefontaine. From Clarksville, in Missouri, to Phillip’s ferry, on the Illinois river, in the state of Illinois. From Palmyra to Shelbyville. From Springfield, Missouri, to Fayetteville, Arkansas. From St. Louis, by Springfield, to Cane-hill, in Arkansas. From Palmyra to Shelbyville.
In Arkansas―established.Arkansas.―From Dwight, Pope county, to Crooked creek, Carroll county. From Dardanelles, Pope county, to Fort Smith, on the south side of Arkansas river. From Little Rock, by Clinton and Marion court-house, to Springfield, Missouri. From the mouth of Cache, by Pine Bluffs, to Ecore a Fabre. From Little Rock, by Erwin’s settlement, White County court-house, Litchfield, and Powhattan, to Jackson. From Ozark, Franklin county, by Huntsville, Madison county, to Osage, Benton county. From the Mouth of Cache, by Searcy, White county, to Clinton. From Helena, by Tunica court-house, Mississippi, Panola court-house, and Oxford, Lafayette county, to Pontitoc. From Athens, Izard county, to Springfield, Missouri. From Pocahontas, through the northern part of Green county, to Stoddard court-house, Missouri. From Jackson, by Long’s on Strawberry river, to Athens, Izard county. From Fayetteville, by Ozark, to Scott court-house. From Fort Smith to Scott court-house. From Clarksville to Carrollton, in Carroll county. From Lake Port G. Bayou Moses Hill, to Bayou Bartholomew. From Ecore a Fabre to the Union court-house. From Scott court-house, Hot Springs and Coddo Cave, to Paraclifta. From Conway, Long Prairie, to Natchitoches, in Louisiana.
In Michigan―established.Michigan.―From Battle creek to Hastings. From Whitmansville, by Charleston, to Lafayette. From Belvidere to Mount Clemens. From Detroit, through Greenfield, to Southfield. From Marshall, by Verona, to Hastings. From Paxton, by Howell, to Owasco. From Granville to Port Sheldon, in Ottowa county. From Jackson, by Ingham and Howell, to Flint. From Pontitoc, by Howell, to Jackson. From Flint, Genesee county, by Bearsleyville, to Lapier. From Cassopolis, by Whitmansville, to Keelersville. From Monroe, by Stony Creek, Exeter, Huron, and Rosou’s mill, to Ypsilanti. From Flat-rock, in Brownstown township, to Gibraltar. From Lapier, by Langdon and Mount Pleasant, to Grand Blanc. From Ingham to Jefferson. From Saranac to Ionia. From Springville, by Brooklyn, Jefferson, Spring Arbor, Concord, Albion, and Berne, to Marshall. From Concord, Jackson county, to John Wilbur’s, in the town of Pulaski. From Battle creek, Calhoun county, to Cold water, via Goodwinsville. From Battle creek to Galesburg, via Augusta. From Bellevue, by Vermonticello, to Ionia. From Jackson to Gamblesville. From Galaston, by Otsego, to Allagan. From Jonesville, in Michigan, to Evansport, in Ohio. From Ingham to the mouth of North black river. From the county seat of Van Buren county to the mouth of South Black river. From Monroe to Adrian. From Adrian to Springville. From Marshal to Ingham.
In Wisconsin―established.Wisconsin.―From Janesville, by New Albany, mouth of Picatonica, and Rockford, to Dixon’s ferry, Illinois. From Rockford, by Brewster’s ferry, Illinois, to Wiota. From Chicago, by McHenry, Fontana, (at the head of Lake Geneva, Turtle creek, Janesville, Hume, and Madison, to Wisconsin city, on the Wisconsin river. From Southport, by Pleasant prairie and Geneva, to the county seat of Walworth county. From Milwaukee, by New Berlin, Springfield, and Troy, to Janesville. From Green Bay, by Depere, La Fontaine, Calumet village, Fond du Lac, and Fox lake, to Madison, and from Fox lake to Fort Winnebago. From Fond du Lac, by the mouth of Fox river, to Little Butte des Morts. From Fond du Lac to Sheboygan. From Green Bay, by Neeshoto, to Twin river. From Milwaukee, by Lisbon, Belletere, and Watertown, to Kentucky city. From Janesville, by Jefferson, to Watertown. From White-oak springs, by New Diggings and Milseat bend, to [ Elk Grove.] From Duck creek to Green Bay. From Helena, via English prairie, to Prairie du Chien. From Galena, Illinois, by Sinsinawa mount, to Du Buque.Discontinued. Discontinue as follows.―From Milwaukee to the outlet of Lake Koshkenong. From the outlet of Lake Koshkenong to the city of the Four Lakes. From Little Butte des Morts to Fort Winnebago. From Fond du Lac to the city of the Four Lakes. From Fond du Lac to Fort Winnebago.
In Iowa―established.Iowa.―From Dubuque to the county seat of Delaware county. From Dubuque, by the county seat of Jones county, and Rochester, on the Red Cedar, to West Liberty. From Dubuque, by Richfield, Point Pleasant, and Davenport, to Stephenson, Illinois. From Davenport, by Centreville and Moscow, to Rochester on the Red Cedar river. From Fort Madison, by West Point and Tuscarora, to Bentonport. From New Boston, Illinois, by Blackhawk and Wappello, to Mount Pleasant. From Fort Madison, Iowa, to Carthage, Illinois. From Bloomington, by Cedarville, and West Liberty, to Napoleon. From Wappello, by Catesse and Sissinamo, to Napoleon. From Wapsepinicon to Bellevue; the present route to be changed so as to run by Camanche, New York, Lyons, and Charleston. From Burlington, via Ellison’s creek, Illinois, St. Augustine and Middle grove, to Peoria.
All railroads shall be post-routes, and the Postmaster General cause the mail to be transported thereon.
1839, ch. 4.
The above routes shall go into operation on 1st July 1839, or sooner, &c.
Proviso.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That each and every railroad within the limits of the United States which now is, or hereafter may be made and completed, shall be a post route, and the Postmaster General shall cause the mail to be transported thereon, provided he can have it done upon reasonable terms, and not paying therefor in any instance more than twenty-five per centum over and above what similar transportation would cost in post coaches.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the above post routes shall go into operation on the first of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, or sooner, should the funds of the Department justify the same; Provided, That as soon as a responsible contractor shall offer to transport the mails over any portion of the above routes for the revenue derived from the new offices to be established thereon, until the first of July, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine, the Postmaster General shall forthwith put them into operation.
Approved, July 7, 1838.