Aug. 14, 1848.
Chap. CLXXV. — An Act to establish certain Post Routes.
Certain post routes established, viz.:
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, and the same are hereby, established in the States and Territories, as hereafter expressed, viz. : in
Maine. — From Farmington, via East Strong, New Vineyard, and New Portland, to Kingsfield.
From Stoneham, via East Stoneham, to North Waterford.
From Bangor, in the county of Penobscot, via East Hermon, South Levant, Exeter, Garland Centre, East Sangerville, Guilford Centre, to Monson, in the county of Piscataquis.
From Bucksport Village, in Hancock county, via Duck Cove settlement, passing the dwellings of Samuel Harriman and Joab Harriman, and thence through the Long Pond settlement and Dedham, to George's Corner, in Penobscot county.
From Augusta, via South China, North Palermo, Freedom, Knox, Brooks, Monroe, north part of Frankfort, Carlton's Corner, and Hampden, to Bangor.
From Mexico to Byron, through Roxbury, in Oxford county, and terminating the route from Wilton to Andover at Weld.
Vermont. — From Northumberland, New Hampshire, to East Burke, Vermont, via Guildhall, Granby, and Victory.
From West Townsend, Vermont, to Windham Centre.
From Cambridge, Lamoille county, Vermont, via Fletcher, to Bakersfield.
Pennsylvania. — From Sharon, Potter county, Pennsylvania, via McKay's grist mill, through the valley of the Honeyoye Creek, to Wellsville, in the State of New York.
From Norristown, Montgomery county, to Allentown, Lehigh county, via Jeffersonville, Perkiomen bridge, Schwenke's store, Frederick, Colebrookdale, and Emaus.
From Pottsville, Schuylkill county, to Millersburg, on the Susquehanna, via Llewellyn, Tremont, Bearmont, Wiconisco, and Elizabethville.
From Stroudsburg, Monroe county, to East Sterling, Wayne county, via Brackleyville, Priceburg, Indian Hill, and Covesville.
From Penningtonville, Chester county, to the Buck post-office, Lancaster county, via Coopersville, Green Tree inn, Bart's and Pasmore's.
From Oil Creek post-office, at Titusville, Crawford county, to Columbus, Warren county, via Rome, Eldred, and Spring Creek townships.
From Trexlertown, Lehigh county, to Hereford, via Millerstown.
From Worcester, Montgomery county, to Centre Square.
From Jonestown, Lebanon county, to Rherersburg, Berks county.
From borough of Clarion, Clarion county, to borough of Ridgway, Elk county, via the north-east side of Clarion River.
From Allen, Cumberland county, to Boiling Spring.
From Hollidaysburg, Blair county, via Alleghany and Ashland Furnaces, and Weakland's, to Newman's Mills, Indiana county.
From West Philadelphia, via Kellysville, Lobb's store, Springfield, Rose Tree, and Bishop's Works, to Howelsville, Delaware county.
From Sunneytown, Montgomery county, via Spinnerstown, to Emaus, Lehigh county.
From Emlentown, Venango county, to the mouth of Tionesta Creek.
From Sunville, Venango county, via Wallaceville, to Demsey.
From Cushingville, Potter county, to Spring Mills, in the State of New York.
From Allentown, Lehigh county, via Schnecksvill, to Kern's Mills.
From Norristown, via Jeffersonville, Shannonville, and Lumberville, in the county of Montgomery, to Phoenixville, in the county of Chester.
From Avondale, Chester county, Pennsylvania, to Stanton, Newcastle county, Delaware.
From Gap post-office, Lancaster county, via Hat and Intercourse, to New Holland.
From West Penn, Suchuylkill county, to Lehighten, Carbon county.
From Smith's ferry, Beaver county, via Ohioville, to Darlington.
From Dunningsville, Washington county, via Vanceville, to Hillsborough.
From Pittsburg, via Breakneck, Whitestown, and Prospect, to Brownington.
From Williamsport, Lycoming county, via Loyalsock Valley, to Cherry, Sullivan county.
From Greensborough to J. E. Taylor's store, and thence to intersect the old route at Whitely post-office, in Green county.
From Providence post-office, via John Cobb, Hollistersville, Hamilton post-office, and Pawpeck, to Tufton.
From New London Cross-roads, in Chester county, via Oxford, to Hopewell cotton works, in the same county, eight miles.
Ohio. — From Chickasaw, in Mercer county, to Cranberry Prairie, in Darke county.
From Milan to Sandusky city.
From Sabina, in Clinton county, Ohio, via Quinn's Mills and Centreville, to Highland P. O., in Highland county.
From Georgetown, via New Hope, Benton, and Greenbush, to Fayetteville.
From Wilmington, via Morrisville, Martinsville, Lynchburg, Dodsonville, Princetown, Buford, and New Hope, to Georgetown.
From Defiance, via Brunersburgh and Hicksville, to Panama.
From Tiffin, via Van Buren and Independence, to Defiance.
From Warren, via Hudson, to Brunswick.
From Lower Sandusky to Port Clinton.
From Hagerstown to Eaton.
From Jackson Court-House, via Jackson Furnace, to Portsmouth.
From Waterville to Bryan.
From Waterford, via Watertown, to Barlow.
From Jacksonville, in Darke county, by Houston's Cross-roads and Cranberry Prairie, to Cold Water or Motezuma, in Mercer county.
From Hamilton, in Butler county, Ohio, by the way of Morning Sun, in Preble county, to Richmond, in Indiana.
From Ithaca, in Darke county, to New Castine, in the same county.
From Xenia, in Green county, by way of Byron, to Fairfield, in the same county.
Indiana. — From Putnamville, via Cataract Mills, Spencer, and Whitehall, in the county of Owen, and Stanford, in the county of Monroe, to Springville, in Lawrence county.
From Tipton, in Tipton county, via West Kinderhook, to Strawtown, in Hamilton county.
From Salem, in Washington county, via Leesville, in Lawrence county, to Bloomington, in Monroe county.
From Muncie, in Delaware county, to the county seat of Tipton county.
From West Unity, in Williams county, Ohio, via Angola, to La Grange Centre, in the State of Indiana.
From St. Joseph, via Williams Centre, Bannersburgh, to Defiance, in the State of Ohio.
From Leesburg to Wolf Lake.
From Bellville, in the county of Hendricks, via Danville, to North Salem.
From Brownstown, in Jackson county, via David Bowman's to Nashville, in Brown county.
From Bluffton, in Wells county, to Fort Wayne, in Allen county.
From La Grange to Goshen.
From Monticello, in White county, to Lafayette, in Tippecanoe county.
From Perkinsville, in Madison county, via New Lancaster, to Tipton, in Tipton county.
From Evansville, in Vanderburg county, to Cynthiana, in Posey county.
From Metea or Fulton, in Fulton county, via Perrysburg, Niconza, Laketon, North Manchester, Liberty Mills, South Whitely to Whitely.
From Washington, in Davis county, via Fayetteville, in Lawrence county, to Bedford, in said county.
From Jasper, in Dubois county, to Troy, in Perry county.
From Evansville, in the State of Indiana, via Albion and Fairfield, to Salem, in the State of Illinois.
From Warsaw, in Gallatin county, to New Liberty, by the way of Glencoe and Poplar Grove, in the State of Kentucky.
From Ponoma, in the State of Ohio, to Denmark, up to the St. Joseph River to Hamilton, in the county of Steuben, in Indiana, to Coldwater, Michigan, via Biddle's Corner, in Troy township, in Dekalb county.
From Brownstown, in Jackson county, Indiana, to David Bowman's, in Creek township, to Nashville, in Brown county.
Michigan. — From Lansing, in the county of Ingham, via Oneida, Chester, and Vermontville, in Eaton county, and Hastings, in the county of Barry, to Allegan, in the county of Allegan.
From Battle Creek, in the county of Calhoun, to Lansing, in the county of Ingham, via Bellview and Charlotte, in the county of Eaton.
From Marshall, via Olivet and Charlotte, to Lansing, the capital of the State.
From Hastings, in the county of Barry, to Vermontville, thence through Wheaton's settlement, in the town of Chester; thence to Hovey's settlement, in the town of Benton; and thence to Lansing, the seat of government.
From Marshall, via Eaton Rapids, to Lansing, the capital of the State.
From Hillsdale, Michigan, to Montpelier, in Ohio.
From Kalamazoo, in the county of Kalamazoo, via Austin's Lake, Vicksburg, John W. Backey's, Mendon, Sand Lake, Sturgis' Prairie, to Lima, in the State of Indiana.
From Brooklyn, in the county of Jackson, to Grass Lake, in the county aforesaid.
From Dexter, via Pinckney, to Howell.
From Dexter to Lansing, the capital of the State.
From Paw Paw, via Almina Centre, in Van Buren county, to Alamo, in Kalamazoo county, intersecting at that point the route from Kalamazoo to Ostego, in the county of Allegan.
From Allegan, in the county of Allegan, via the Holland Colony, to Grand Haven, in the county of Ottawa.
From Pontiac, in Oakland county, via Campbell's Corners, to Farmer's Creek, in Lapeer county.
From Brighton, Livingston county, via Hartland and Tyrone, to Fentonville, in Genesee county.
From Lansing, the capital of the State, in Ingham county, to Byron, in Shiawassee county.
From Howell, Livingston county, via Josco and Whiteoak, to Ingham, Ingham county.
From Bronson, in the county of Branch, via Gilead, to the township of Noble, in the same county.
From Ada, in the county of Kent, via Smyrna and Otisco, to Greenville, in the county of Montcalm.
Florida. — From Milton, Santa Rosa county, via Escambia county, and Nathansville, to Sparta, Alabama.
From Milton, via Alaqua, and Ucheeanna, to Marianna, Jackson county.
From Alaqua to Geneva, Alabama.
From Marianna to Ocheesee, Calhoun county, to intersect the route from Appalachicola to Chattahooche.
From Tallahassee, via Benhaden and Shell Point, to Sopchoppy.
From Tallahassee, via Centreville, to Miccosakee.
From St. Mark's, via Newport, Wacissa, and Marion, to Monticello, Jefferson county.
From Quincy, via Rocky Comfort, to Reform, in Gadsden county.
From Quincy, to Secludo, Gadsen county.
From Jasper, in the county of Hamilton, via Blount's Ferry and Rawlerson's Ferry, to Centre Village.
From Pilatka to Newmansville.
From Alligator to Oleestee.
From Alligator, via Ocean Pond, Barber's and Brandy Branch, to Jacksonville, Duvall county.
From Columbus, Florida, to Troupville, Georgia.
From Newmansville, via Wacassa, to Cedar Keys, in Levy county.
From Newmansville, via Madisonborough, to Orange Springs.
From Micanopy, via Fort Clark, to Fork Harlee.
From Jacksonville, Florida, via Haddock's, Kirkland's, and Nassau Court-House, to St. Mary's, Georgia.
From Nassau Court-House, to Fernandina.
From Jacksonville, via Mandarin, Black Creek, Picolati, Pilatki, Volusia, Fort Butler, Enterprise, and Mellonville, to headwaters of St. John's River by water, and from thence by land, via Indian River, Palos, San Lucia, and Japitor, to Miami, Dade county.
From Pensacola by sea, via St. Andrew's and St. Joseph, to Appalachicola; from Appalachicola, by sea, via St. Mark's and Cedar Keys, to Tampa; and from Tampa by sea, via Savasota and Charlotte Harbor, to Key West, in steamers.
From Tampa, via Manatee, to Sarasota.
From Tampa, via Hitchepucksassa and Fort Gallen, to Mellonsville.
From Key West by sea, via Indian Key, Key Largo, Miami, Japitor, San Lucie, Indian River, and Smyrna, to St. Augustine, in steamers.
Illinois. — From Peru, via Troy Grove, Ovid, Dewy's Mills, Lafayette Grove, Kelly's Mills, Stillman, and Kishwaukie, to Rockford.
From Ottawa, via Norway, Newark, Long Grove, and Oswego, to Naperville.
From Peru, via Como and Genesee Grove, to Mount Carroll.
From Galesburg to Knoxville.
From Wheeling, (Illinois,) via Long Grove, Gilmer, Forksville, McHenry, Ringwood, Geneva, Spring Prairie, East Troy, Elizabeth, and Waterville, to Summit, in Wisconsin.
From Farmington, via Fairview, Ellisville, and Virgil, to Macomb.
From Dixon, via Prophetstown, Portland, Sharon, Green River, and Camden, to Rock Island.
From Belvidere, (Illinois,) via Roscoe, Force's Bridge, Davis's Mills, Rightsell's Mill, and New Pennsylvania, to Shullsburg, in Wisconsin.
From Sycamore, via Coltonsville, South Grove, Hick's Mill, Lindenwood, White Rock, Paine's Point, Daysville, and Oregon, to Mount Morris.
From Wilmington, in Will county, via Mazon, to Pontiac, in Livingston county.
From Charleston, in Coles county, via Sullivan, in Moultrie, to Decatur, in Macon county.
From Thompson's Ferry, opposite Cape Girardeau, in Missouri, via Thebes, Santa Fe, and Smithland, to Cairo.
From Peru, via Perkin's Grove, Ovid, Palestine Grove, Inlet Grove, Lee Centre, Franklin Grove, and Lighthouse Point, to Daysville.
From Southport, (Wisconsin,) via Pleasant Prairie, Knox Crosscorners, Liberty, and English Prairie, to Richmond, in Illinois.
From Elizabeth, via Freeport, to Rock River.
From Freeport, via Cedar Creek Mills and Oneco, (Illinois,) to Monroe and Madison, in Wisconsin.
From Carrollton, in Green county, to Winchester, in Scott county.
From Mount Morris, via Niles' and Woodruff's Corners, Farewell's Ferry, and Rock Run, in Illinois, to Madison, in Wisconsin.
From Waterloo, in Monroe county, via Red Bird, Evansville, and Ellis Grove, to Chester, in Randolph county.
From Joliet, via Jackson Creek, Reed's Grove, Wilmington, Rock Creek, Bulbonia, Mount Lagun, Middleport, and Millford, to Lafayette, in Indiana.
From Wilmington, via Horse Creek, Yates' Farm, Limestone, Sammon's Farm, and Spring Creek, to Middleport.
From Fairfield, in Wayne county, to Mayville, in Clay county.
From Littlefort, via Wentworth, Angola, Antioch, English Prairie, Blevin's Mills, Solon, Richmond, Alden, Cogswell, Bigfoot Prairie, Burton Corners, Wilmot, and Manley's Prairie, to Beloit, in Wisconsin.
From Pittsfield, via Washington, New Canton, Cincinnati, Piketon, in Illinois, Rallsport, and Frankford, to New London, in Missouri.
From Virginia, in Cass county, via Keeling Berry's and Otway B. Nance's to Petersburg, in Menard county.
From Peru, via Selby, Princeton, and Crandell's Ferry, to Rock Island.
From York, in Clark county, via Melrose, Martinsville, and Salisbury, to Charleston, in Coles county.
From Freeport, in Stephenson county, to Elizabeth, in Jo Davies county.
From Mount Sterling, in Brown county, to New Liberty, in Highland county.
From Naples, in Morgan county, to Perry, in Pike county.
From Jerseyville, via Otter Creek and Grafton, in Illinois, to St. Charles, in Missouri.
From Mount Sterling, via Liberty and Richland, in Adams county, and Kinderhook, in Pike county, to Hannibal, in Missouri.
From Peru, via Troy Grove, to Earleville.
From Mount Carrol, via Pleasant Valley, to Howardsville.
From Cass, via Flag Creek and Lyons, to Chicago.
From Dorr, in McHenry county, via Erin and Highland Prairie, to Geneva, in Walworth county, Wisconsin.
From Dorr, via Hope and Boon's Mills, Hebron, to Richmond, in McHenry county.
From Hickory Hill, in Marion county, to McLanesborough, in Hamilton county.
From Littlefort, via Gage's Lake, Hainesville, Forkville, Lamar and Merona, to Crystal Lake, in McHenry county.
From Mount Sterling, in Brown county, via Garvish Mill, to Griggsville, in Pike county.
From Sycamore, via South Grove, Hick's Mills, Lindenwood, White Rock, Daysville, Oregon, Mount Morris, Chamber's Grove, and Mount Carroll, to Savannah, on the Mississippi River.
From Rockford, via Kishwaukie, Mouth of Stillman's Creek, Daysville, Lee Centre, and Ovid, to Peru.
From Charleston, via Springville and Perry Brashear's, to Greenup, in Cumberland county.
From Ewington, via Cochran's Grove and Sullivan, to Decatur.
From Greenville to Alton.
From Springfield, via Athens, New Market, Walker's Grove, Quiver, and Liverpool, to Canton, in Fulton county.
From Springfield, via Mount Pulaski, Clinton, and Marian, to Mount Pleasant.
From Dillon, in Tazewell county, via Mackinaw Point, Hittle's Grove, and Mount Hope, to Waynesville, in De Witt county.
From Rock Island, via Camden Mills, Orion, Andover, Red Oak Grove, Walnut Grove, Victoria, Rochester, Brimfield, and Kickapootown, to Peoria.
From Blue Island, via Cooper's Grove, Chelsea, Wallingford, and Bloomville, to Balbonia.
From Greenville, in Bond county, to Staunton, in Macoupin county.
From Metropolis City to Jonesboro.
From Chicago, via Gross Point, La Pear, and Oak Hill, to Littlefort.
From Middleport, via Worth, Quitman, and Butler, to Urbanna.
From Dixon, via Wilson's Mills, (south side of Elkham Grove,) Milledgeville, and Black Oak Grove, to Savannah.
From Winslow, in Stephenson county, via Warren, to Millville, in Jo Davies county.
From Dutchman's Point, via Sherman and Emmett, to Littlefort.
From Cass, via Barber's Corners, Du Page, and Vermont settlement, to Oswego.
Georgia. — From Griffin to Newnan.
From Albany, in Baker county, to Thomasville, in Thomas county.
From Barrington Ferry, in McIntosh county, via Pendam's store, in Wayne county, and Alabaham Creek, to Waresborough, in Ware county.
From Carrolton, via Laurel Hill, to Franklin.
From Carrolton, to Van Wert.
From Troupville, Georgia, via Clyattsville, to Columbus, in Florida.
From Madison, via Monticello, Seven Islands, and Jackson, to Griffin.
From Blairsville, Union county, to Mount Yonah, Habersham county.
From Dalton, Georgia, to Benton, Tennessee.
From Dalton, via Spring Place, Murray county, and Elijay, Gilmer county, to Dahlonega.
From Rome, Floyd county, via Cave Spring, to Jacksonville, Alabama.
From Griffin, Pike county, via English Mills, Fayette county, to Newnan, Coweta county.
From Raysville, Columbia county, via John Bently's to Lincolnton, Lincoln county.
From Traveller's Rest, Dooley county, to Florence, Stewart county.
From Halcyondale, at the fifty mile station on the Central railroad, in Scriven county, to Reidsville, in Tatnall county.
From Reidsville, in Tatnall county, to the forty-fifth mile station on the Central railroad.
From Buckeye post-office to Towersville, in Laurens county.
From Anderson, in South Carolina, via Elberton, to Lexington, Oglethorpe county, Georgia.
From Pendleton, South Carolina, via Pulliam's Ferry, King's
<Page 8>Bench, Bowersville, Franklin Springs, Madison Springs, to Athens, Georgia.
From Athens, via Gillsville, to Clarkesville.
From Athens, via Dallas, Providence, to Carnesville.
From Gainesville to Argo.
Arkansas. — From Eldorado, in Union county, via Harper's, Foster's Store, and James Dyer's, to Athens, the seat of justice of Clairborne parish, in Louisiana.
From Washington, via Johnson's Mills, Neal's Springs, and Russey's, in Sevier county, Baker's Springs, and Mountain Fork Cove, in Polk county, to Dallas.
From Chickalah to Hot Springs.
From Lost Creek, via Hester's Bridge, on Hurricane Creek, via H. Carr's to Pine Bluff, Jefferson county.
From Chickalah Village, Yell county, via Matthias Harkey's, via Jordan Thompson's, to Morrison's Bluff, in Johnson county.
From Fayetteville, Arkansas, via Daniel Neal's, via Henry Hasting's to Maysville, Benton county.
From Wilmington, Arkansas, via Carysville, to Marion, Louisiana.
Louisiana. — From Hansonburg, via Copenhagen, Thomas Meredith's, James Williams's, Vernon, Duydemonia, to Athens, seat of justice for the parish of Clairborne.
From Natchitoches, via Saint Maurice, Cedar Creek, Salem Mills, John Leslie's, Wyatt's, and John T. Harris's, in Monroe.
From Bellevieu, in Bossier parish, to Minden, in Claiborne.
From Alexandria to Mount Lebanon.
From Fort Jesup, via Toro, to Burr's Ferry.
Kentucky. — From Mount Sterling, via the Beaver Ponds on Red River, and the Estill Steam Furnace, to Irvine, in Estill county.
From Grayson, in Carter county, via the precinct of Little Sandy and Daniel Horton's, to West Liberty, in Morgan county, and from thence, via Hazel Green, to Jackson, in Breathitt county.
From Williamstown, via Fork Lick, Meredith, Collins's, and Logansville, to Leesburg.
From Winchester, via Reuben Rucker's, Walter Goude's, and the mouth of Woodward's Creek, to Irvine.
From Kiddville to Walter Goude's.
From Pleasureville to Owentown.
From Poplar Plains, Fleming county, via Plummer's Mills, John's Mills, and Triplett, to West Liberty, in Morgan county.
From Thomas J. Dobbin's store to Aaron's Run, both in Montgomery county.
From Jackson, in Breathitt county, to Crockettsville, on the middle fork of the Kentucky River, in the same county.
Tennessee. — From Taylorsville, via Shady, Johnson county, to Paperville, in Sullivanville county.
From Comerville, via Dancyville, to Brownsville.
From Thorn Hill, through the valley on the north side of Clinch mountain, via Martin Cleveland's and John Dobson's, to Blain's Crossroads.
From Kingston, via Bellfonte, Erie, and Oxford, to Athens.
From Waynesboro' to Florence, Alabama.
From Elizabethton, via Greenfield, Blountville, and Arcadia, to Kingsport.
From Comerville, via Fayette Corner and Estaunala, to Denmark.
From Benton to Dalton, Georgia.
From Jackson to Savanna, in Tennessee.
Alabama. — From Jasper to Springville.
From Russeville to Buzzard Roost.
From Huntsville to Montgomery, via Montevallo.
From Wetumpka, via Quitman, Chestnut Creek, and Wascahatchey, to Columbiana.
From Marion, via Dicken's Mill, Brush Creek, Centreville, and Jericho, to Marion.
From Moulton to Leighton.
From the town of Talladega to Broken Arrow, in the county of St. Clair.
From Wetumpka, via Nixburg, Socapotoy, Pinkneyville, Goldville, Wedowee, to Griffin, in the State of Georgia.
From Blue Pond, in the county of Cherokee, to the city of Montgomery, Alabama, via Jacksonville and Talladega.
From Wilderness post-office, via Carleton's store, to Mott's post-office.
From Troy, in Pike county, Alabama, via Wellborne, to Indigo Head, to Geneva, in said State.
From Benton, in Lowndes county, Alabama, via Joseph Walker's, to Warrenton, in Dallas county.
Mississippi. — From Shieldsboro', via Gainesville, Columbia, and Monticello, to Gallatin.
From Boloxie, via Augusta and Ellisville, to Paulding.
From Belfontaine, via Grenada, to Farmville.
From Ripley, via Campbelltown, to Aberdeen.
From Oxford, via College Hill, Lewellen's Cross-roads, and Robinson's, to Memphis, Tennessee.
From Panola to Coffeeville.
From Raleigh, via Fayetteville, Coates's Mills, to Ellesville.
From Williamsburg, via Ellisville, to Paulding.
From Paulding, via Enterprise, to Daleville.
From East Port to Fulton.
From Hillsboro' to Raleigh.
From Jackson, via Raymond, Cayuga, Rocky Springs, Port Gibson, and Fayette, to Natchez.
From Paulding, via Leakesville, to Mobile, Alabama.
From Leakesville, via Winchester, Miltonville, and Quitman, to Enterprise.
From Woodville, via Sibley's and Harvard's Ferry, to Stephen Kenedy's, (on the road from Natchez to Liberty.)
From Vicksburg, via Warrenton, to Grand Gulf, by land.
From Hopewell, via Big Creek and Jones's Mills, to Coffeeville.
From Salem, via J. H. Norton's and William McLean's, to Fenger's Cross-roads.
From Grenada to Greensboro'.
From Grenada, via Belfontaine, to Fame.
From Kosciusko, via Greensboro' and Houston, to Pontotoc.
From Greensboro', via Shongalo, Middleton, and Carrolton, to Greenwood.
From Aberdeen, via Athens, Quincy, Splunge, Grubb Springs, and Hamilton, to Aberdeen.
From Macon to Prairie Point.
From Charleston to Delta.
From Delta to Bolivar.
From Bolivar to McNutt.
From McNutt to Greenwood.
From Charleston, via Tuscahoma and Smith's Mills, to Carrollton.
From Coffeeville to Sarepta.
From Holly Springs, via New Albany, to Fulton, in Ittawamba county.
From Delta, via Husting's Ferry, to Panola county.
From Herbert's post-office to Quitman, in said State.
From Vicksburg, Warren county, Mississippi, via Warrenton, Willow Springs, Port Gibson, Oakland College, Rodney, and Church Hill, to Natchez, Mississippi, eighty-five miles.
Maryland. — From Baltimore, via Cub Hill, Fork Meeting, to Bellair.
From Princess Anne, via Kingston, to Jefferson Corner, in Somerset county.
From Denton, Caroline county, via Greensborough, Bridgetown, Beaver Dams, Long March, to Sudlersville, in Queen Anne's county.
From Ellicott's Mills to Rockville, Montgomery county, via Clarksville and Sandy Spring.
Virginia. — From Blacksburgh, in the county of Montgomery, via Pepper's Ferry, in said county, to Newbern, in the county of Pulaski.
From Martinsville, in the county of Henry, via Rough and Ready, Prunty's Union Furnace, Elamsville, and Rock Castle, in the county of Patrick, to Floyd Court-House.
From Booksville, in the county of Albemarle, via Greenfield, Tye River Mills and Roseland, in county of Nelson, to Rose Mills, in the county of Amherst.
From Kingwood, in the county of Preston, to West Union in
From New London, in Campbell county, via Wade's, the Meadows, Halesford, and Taylor's Store, to Rocky Mount, in the county of Franklin; and the turnpike road from the said town of New London to Rocky Mount, when completed, shall be, and the same is hereby declared to be, a post road, without regard to the intermediate points herein named, if the same shall not be upon the line of said road.
From Rocky Mount, via Saunders's Mill, Long Branch, and Canady's Gap, to Floyd Court-House.
From Fincastle, in the county of Botetourte, to Covington, in the county of Alleghany.
From Mechanicsburg, in Giles county, to Perry's Store, in the county of Tazewell.
From Kenhawa to Logan Court-House, along the main State road, via John G. Jones's, near the mouth of Hewett's Creek, in the county of Boone.
From the town of Moorfield, in Hardy county, via the South Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River, to McDowell post-office, in the county of Highland.
From Christianburg, in Montgomery county, via the Foundry, to Hillsville, in Carroll county.
From the town of Huntersville, in the county of Pocahontas, to Huttonsville, in the county of Randolph, via Martin's Bottom, Stony Creek, Old Field Fork of Elk River, Big Spring, and Mingo Flats; thence to the Valley River, and down that river to Huttonsville.
From Free Port, in Wood, at the mouth of Goose Creek, to Ritchie Court-House.
From Clintonville, in Greenbrier, via Nicholas Court-House and Pocahontas, to Randolph Court-House.
From Gravel Spring to Woodstock.
From Alexandria, via Drainsville, to Leesburg.
North Carolina. — From Asheville, through Buncombe and Yancey counties, via Garrison's, Gilbert's, Bull Creek, Indian Gap, Double Springs, Gahagen's, Big Laurel, (across the State line,) via Sulphur Springs, in Green county, (Tennessee,) and Love's, to Limestone Spring, in said county.
From Lexington, via Fulton, Mocksville, County Line, and Oak Forest, to Statesville; and that the route from Salem to Statesville be, and the same is hereby, discontinued.
From Elizabeth City, Pasquotank county, to Newbigon Creek, in same county.
From Floral College, Robeson county, to Randallsville.
From Lumberton to Elizabethtown, or Prospect Hill.
From Gravelly Hill, by Peter's Creek, to Fayetteville.
From Cedar Creek, in Greene county, Tennessee, into North Carolina, via Allen's Old Stand, Joseph Rives's Mill, to Bald Mountain Creek post-office, in Yancey county.
From Daniel Carter's, via J. W. Anderson's, on Gabriel's Creek, in Yancey county, via Bull Creek, Walnut, and Bush Creek, to the Warm Springs.
From Warrenton to Shocco Springs.
From Lexington, by Fair Grove, Johnson's, Hoover's, and Sawyer's Gold Mines, to Ashboro', North Carolina.
From Littleton, in Halifax county, to Ransom's Bridge, in Franklin county.
Texas. — From Sherman, via Coffee's Bend, in Grayson county, to Fort Washita.
From Green's Bluff, on Sabine River, via Lawhon's Mills, to Burkeville, the county site of Newton county.
From Lyon's post-office, Louisiana, via Green's Bluff, to Sabine Pass.
From Mooresville, in Bowie county, via Old Hickory, Clear Spring, and Gertrude post-offices, to Jefferson, in Cass county.
From Henderson, via San Cosme, (Solomon Grigsby's,) Lilly's Mills, Rusk, and Murchison Prairie, to Crockett.
From Woodville, via Sandy Bluff, to Beaumont.
From Tyler, in Smith county, via the county site of Van Zandt, (Grand Saline,) Bruten's, and Four Mile Prairie, to Buffalo.
From Tyler, in Smith county, to Palestine.
From San Augustine to Marion.
From Springfield, the county seat of Limestone, to Falls of Brazos.
From Houston, via E. Byren's, and F. Bingham's, to Parker's Point.
From Goliad to Port Lavacca.
From Milam, in Sabine county, via Housen Bayou (Pace's) to Bear Creek.
From Clarksville, via Tarrant and the county site of Kaufman, to Buffalo.
From Warren to Coffee's Bend.
From Fort Washita to Fort Smith.
From Henderson, via Bellevieu and Manchester, to the county site of Upshur.
From Bonham, via Greenville, to the county site of Kaufman.
From Paris, in Lamar county, to Pine Bluffs, in Red River county.
From Henderson, via Pecantown and Sugar Hill, to Grand Bluffs, in Panola county.
From Port Caddo, via Clinton, in Cass county, to Moore's post-office, in Bowie county.
From Fulton, on Red River, via Moore's Ferry, on Sulphur Fork, William's Bluff, and Clinton, in Cass county, to Jefferson.
From Beaumont, via Village Creek, Jefferson county, and Jonas Cravy's, in Tyler county, to Town Bluff.
From Nacogdoches to Ewingsville, in Angelina county.
From Austin, via Cameron, to the Falls of Brazos, and the route from Springfield to Buffalo shall be so changed as to pass through Tawackany Hills, and Corsicanna, the county site of Navarro.
From Gonzales to Goliad.
From Corsicanna, the county site of Navarro, via Porter's Bluff, to Buffalo.
From Hodge's post-office, in Fort Bend county, to Arnold's post-office, in Austin county, via Gasten's, Wade's, and Stephen Tippett's.
From Houston to Gonzales, via Richmond, Columbus, and Petersburg.
From Galveston to Columbia, via Virginia Point and Green Hines.
From Passo Cavallo to Corpus Christi, via Lamar, Copano, and Aransas Pass.
From Lagrange to Goliad, via Chisholm's Ferry.
From Indian Point to Victoria.
From San Antonio to Victoria, via Goliad.
From Refugio to Lamar.
From Columbia to Matagorda, via Brazoria, Cedar Lake, and Caney.
From Lagrange to Texana, via Lyons, Petersburg, and Kerr's.
From Houston, via Fantharp's, to Springfield.
From San Antonio to Laredo.
From Austin, via Young's settlement, to Caldwell.
From Braunfel's to Fredericksburg.
From Washington, via Fantharp's, to Huntsville.
From San Felipe to Washington, via New county seat of Austin county.
From Corpus Christi to county seat of Cameron county.
From Corpus Christi to Rio Grande city.
From Corpus Christi to Laredo.
From the mouth of the Rio Grande to Laredo, by steamboat or land, via Rio Grande city.
From Buffalo to Washington, via Fantharp's.
From Cameron, in Milan county, to Crockett, via Nashville, Wheelock, Leona, and Alabama.
From Marshall, in Harrison county, via Hagan's Ferry, in Upshur county, to Tyler, in Smith county.
From Rusk, Cherokee county, to Lockrawza.
From Galveston, via New Boston, to Sour Lake, in Jefferson county.
Missouri. — From Alexandria, via St. Francisville, Wood's Mills, Fox, Bloomfield, Drakesville, Pinceton, and Knoxville, to Fort Des Moines, in Iowa.
From Fredericktown, Madison county, via Devalt Bollinger's, to Lowndes, Wayne county.
From Brunswick, Chariton county, via Utica, to Gallatin.
From Cassville, via Mount Pleasant, to Sarcoxie.
From Brunswick, via Compton's Ferry, to Chillicothe.
From Alexandria to Winchester.
From Alexandria to Canton.
From Oseola, via Quincy, to Hickory Court-House.
From Kirksville, via Lancaster, to Fort Des Moines, in Iowa.
From Memphis to Keosauqua, in Iowa.
From Westport to Harrisonville.
From Arrow Rock to Georgetown.
From Fulton to Linna.
From Round Hill to Arator.
From Buffalo, via St. Paul, to Forsyth.
From Richmond, via Far West, Maysville, and Gentryville, to Athens.
From Gallatin, via Marysville, to St. Joseph.
From Hartville to Waynesville.
From Danville to Mexico.
From Sandhill, in Scotland county, to Kenksville, in Adams county.
Iowa. — From Mount Pleasant, via Deed's Mill, Brighton, and Oskaloosa, to Monroe city.
From Delhi, via Cascade and Green's Ferry, to Galena, in Illinois.
From Quashqueton, via Independence, to Sturges's Rapids, Black Hawk county.
From the Raccoon Forks of the Des Moines River to Council Bluff.
From El Kader to Jacksonville.
From Fort Madison, via West Point, Lowell, Mount Pleasant, Crawfordville, and Iowa City, to Dubuque.
From Tipton, via Pioneer Grove and Marion, to the county seat of Benton county.
From Cedar Rapids, Linn county, via the county seat of Benton county, to the Falls of Cedar River, Black Hawk county.
From Iowa City, via Wasson's Mills, Washington county, Houston's Point, Keokuck county, and Sigourney, to Lancaster.
Wisconsin. — From Southpark, via Pleasant Prairie and Franklin, to Antioch, in Illinois.
From Southport, via Pleasant Prairie and Walker's Prairie, to Richmond, in Illinois.
From Port Washington, via Salisbury's Mills and Horricon, to Beaver Dam, Dodge county.
From Geneva, via East Troy, Eagleville, and Waterville, to Summitt.
From Waupun, Fond du Lac county, via Ceresco, to Dartford.
From Darien, via Reed's Corners, Richmond, and Utter's Corners, to Whitewater.
From Milwaukie, via Troy, Elkhorn, Delaware, Darien, Allen's Grove, and Clinton, to Beloit.
From Fond du Lac, via Humesville, to Plover Portage, on Wisconsin River.
From Potosi to Beetown.
From Summitt, via Oeonomewoe, Neosho, and Maysville, to Fond du Lac.
From Jamesville, via Stone's Bridge, Fulton, and Dunkirk, to Madison.
From Port Washington to Fond du Lac.
From Sheyboyagan, via Maysville and Henricon, to the county seat of Dodge county.
From Watertown, Jefferson county, via Waupun, Ceresco, Berlin, and Plover Portage, to Steven's Point, in Portage county.
New York. — From Florence, Oneida county, New York, to Osceola, Lewis county.
From Geneva, Ontario county, New York, via Gorham, Rushville, and Naples, to Dansville, in Livingston county.
From Fosterdale, Sullivan county, New York, via Callikoon village, and Round Pond, to Rockland, in said county.
From Greenville, Green county, New York, via Norton Hill, to Oak Hill.
From Gilboa, Schoharie county, New York, via Jefferson and North Harpersfield, to Davenport, Delaware county.
From Chateaugay, Franklin county, New York, to the Canada line, adjoining the north part of the town of Clinton.
From Alden, Erie county, New York, to Millgrove, in said county, near the residence of Moses Case.
From Williamstown, Oswego county, New York, to Amboy Corners, in said county.
From Rome, Oneida county, New York, to Vernon Centre, in said county.
From Augusta, Oneida county, New York, to Madison, in the county of Madison.
From Copenhagen, Lewis county, New York, via Boynton's Corners, Worthville, and Jacksonville, to Lorraine, in Jefferson county.
From Jefferson, Schoharie county, New York, to Byrneville, in said county.
From Elmira, Chemung county, New York, via East Veteran and West Cayuta, to Ithaca, Tompkins county.
From Lafargeville, Jefferson county, New York, via Shantyville, Parker settlement, Theresa, Ox Bow, and Caledonia, to Governeur, St. Lawrence county.
From Malone, Franklin county, New York, to Fort Covington, same county.
From Henvalton, St. Lawrence county, New York, by way of De Puyster, on the present route to De Puyster post-office, thence by the road through the town of Macomb, by the way of Pope's Mills, to Roosie, in the said county of St. Lawrence.
New Jersey. — From Columbia, in the township of Knowlton, New Jersey, along the Delaware River, to Flat Brookville, in Sussex county.
From Vincenttown, via Lumberton, Bridgeborough, to Philadelphia.
From New Germantown, via Unionville, to German Valley.
From Key Fort, New Jersey, to Squankum.
From Tuckahoe, via lower bridge on Cedar Creek, Seaville, Townsend's Inlet, to Cape May Court-House.
From Cranberry to South Brunswick, Middlesex county, New Jersey.
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, via Camden, New Jersey, Ellesburg, Fellowship and Green Tree, to Mount Laurel, Burlington county, New Jersey.
South Carolina. — From Anderson, via Seneca, Centreville, Steel's Churubusco, Milwer's, and back to Anderson.
From Willow Grove, by Sheto, Rusk's Mills, Bethlehem, and Taylorsville, to Willow Grove, being a circuit of thirty-four and a half miles.
From Columbia, South Carolina, via Maybinton, Unionville, Spartansburg Court-House, to Rutherfordton, North Carolina, three times a week.
Illinois. — From Mount Carmel, via Round Prairie, Splucer's Mill, and Fairview, to Olney.
From Cairo city, via Thebes, to Cape Girardeau, in Missouri.
From Lebanon, in St. Clair county, via Marine Town and Staunton, to Carlinville, in Macoupin county.
From Waterloo, by Red Bud and Lafayette, to Sparta, in Randolph county.
From Shelbyville, by Audubon, Hillsboro, and Mount Kingston, in Montgomery county, by Staunton, Bunkerhill, and Woodburn, in Macoupin county, to the city of Alton.
From Dresden, via Ohio Farm and Lisbon, to Newark.
From Dundee, via Prospect, O'Connell, and Jackson precinct, to Marengo.
From Aurora, via Royaltown and Kaneville, to Sycamore.
From Dundee, via Algonquin, Crystal Lake, McHenry, Ringwood, Solon, and Richmond, in Illinois, to Geneva, in Wisconsin.
Arkansas. — From Camden to Arkadelphia.
From Mount Ida, via Dallas, to Ultima Thule.
From Lost Creek post-office to Pine Bluff, in Jefferson county, to connect with route from Benton, Saline county, to Lost Creek.
From Lewisville, Lafayette county, to Minden, in Claiborne parish, Louisiana.
From Arkadelphia to Clingman's, Arkansas.
From Helena, in Arkansas, to Panola, in Panola county, Mississippi, via Askew's Bluffs, once a week.
Louisiana. — From New River post-office, on the east bank of the Mississippi River, to Galveston, in said State.
From Winsborough, in the parish of Franklin, to Monroe, in the parish of Ouachita.
From Natchitoches, along the bank of Red River, to Shrevport.
From Placquemine to Johnson's store, on the Bayou Grosstete, by the way of Point Coupee, Louisiana.
From Harrisonburg, through what is called the Funebree and Riser settlements, to Columbia.
From Columbia, by Thomas Meredith's, Anderson, and Perkins, in Jenkins' settlement, to Vernon.
From Vernon, by Indian Village and Coon's, to Monroe.
New York. — From Lockport, via Tonewanda Rapids, to Clarence.
From Elizabethtown, Essex county, New York, via Keene post-office, and Osgood's, Harrietstown, St. Amands, to Merrillsville post-office, in Franklin county, New York.
From Fort Covington, Franklin county, New York, to Dickinson, by way of Moira, in the same county.
Wisconsin. — For a mail route from Prairie du Chien, in Wisconsin, via Round Prairie, Graham's Mills, the Falls of Black River, the Mouth of Ollear River, the Middle Mills on the Menomonie River, the Mouth of William River, and Osceola, to the Falls of St. Croix.
Alabama. — From Wilderness post-office, via Carleton's store, to Mott's post-office.
From Troy, in Pike county, Alabama, via Wellborne or Indigo Head, to Geneva, in said State.
From Benton, in Lowndes county, Alabama, via Joseph Walker's, to Warrenton, in Dallas county.
When said routes shall go into operation.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid routes shall be advertised for contracts, for the service thereon, at the next general letting in the year eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and the service to commence as soon thereafter as practicable: Provided, That as soon as a responsible contractor shall offer to transport the mails over any portion of the routes included in this bill, the Postmaster-General shall have the power forthwith to put them under contract: Provided, That nothing in this act contained shall be so contrued as to express any opinion as to the true boundary of any State or Territory named therein.
Postmaster-General may establish certain post-offices in California, and make temporary arrangements for transportation of mail in said Territory.
Rates of postage from or to places on the Pacific.
Agents for mail service in Oregon and California to be appointed.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Postmaster-General be, and he is hereby, authorized to establish post-offices and appoint deputy postmasters at San Diego, Monterey, and San Francisco, and such other places on the coast of the Pacific, in California, within the territory of the United States, and to make such temporary arrangements for the transportation of the mail in said territory, as the public interest may require; that all letters conveyed to or from any of the above-mentioned places on the Pacific, from or to any place on the Atlantic coast, shall be charged with forty cents postage; that all letters conveyed from one to any other of the said places on the Pacific shall pay twelve and a half cents postage; and the Postmaster-General is authorized to apply any moneys received on account of postages aforesaid to the payments to be made on the contract for the transportation of the mails in the Pacific Ocean; and the Postmaster-General is further authorized to employ not exceeding two agents in making arrangements for the establishment of post-offices, and for the transmission, receipt, and conveyance of letters in Oregon and California, at an annual compensation not exceeding that of the principal clerks in the Post-Office Department.
Approved, August 14, 1848.
Printed Document, 15 page(s), Public Acts, 30th Cong., 1st sess., George Minot, Statutes at Large 9,