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May 11, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with William Outlaw, to carry the mail daily between Smithville, N. C., and steamboat landing, at not exceeding $60 per annum.

May 11, 1839.—Ordered to make contract with George Sennett, to carry the mail once a week between Solus, Va., and Pennsborough, 8 miles, at not exceeding $25 90, and not exceeding net proceeds of Solus. Contract not executed.

May 14, 1839.-Ordered to make contract with James A. Tyler, to carry the mail once a week on route 1820a, from Junction, Va., to Verdan, 4 miles, at $15 per annum. Service to commence June 14, 1839; to expire June 30, 1843.

June 8, 1839.-Ordered that the postmaster at Marengo, Ga., engage a contractor to convey the mail once a week between Marengo and St. Clair, at not exceeding $52 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of Marengo. Contract not executed.

June 14, 1839.-Ordered that the postmasters at New York, N. Y., and St. Mark's, Florida, be authorized to send letters by the New York and Key West packets, and pay 3 cents on each letter so sent, and I cent on each newspaper.

June 15, 1839.- Ordered to make contract with Augustus F. Montague, for supply of Sandy Bottom and Freeshade, from Urbanna, Alaba. ma, 19 miles, once a week, at not exceeding net proceeds of Freeshade and Sandy Bottom, and not exceeding $150 per annum.

July 9, 1839.—Montague refusing to execute, ordered to make contract on same terms with Richard H. Crittenden, from July 18, 1839, to June, 1843.

June 15, 1839.-Ordered to make contract with Joshua Kirkland, for carrying the mail once a week between May River and Grahamsville, 22 miles, at not exceeding net proceeds of May River, and not exceeding $220 per annum. Contract not executed.

June 15, 1839.-Ordered to make contract with John Brantley, to carry the mail once a week, between Little River and Smithville, via Shallotte, 50 miles, at $500 per annum.

June 18, 1839.—Ordered that the postmaster at Tarboro', N. C., engage a contractor to carry the mail once a week from Tarboro', by Pitts Crossroads, Oak Grove, and Stantonsburg, to Waynesboro', 46 miles, at $460 per annum. Under above order contract was made with George Howard, on terms stated. Service to commence July 5, 1839; to expire June 30, 1843.

June 19, 1839.—Ordered that a contract be made with John Roberts, to carry the mail twice a week between Enfield, Va., and Aylett's, 10 miles, at not exceeding net proceeds of Aylett's, and not exceeding $140 per annum. Contract not executed.

SOUTHWESTERN SECTION :

CONSISTING OF Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana..

July 5, 1838.- Ordered that a contract be made with Samuel B. Dehart, to carry the mail once a week between Barney's Bayou and Randolph, 10 miles, at $140 per annum. Service commenced July 1, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

July 18, 1838.—Ordered that a contract be made with Stephen 0. Jameson to carry the mail once a week between War Traceville, Ten., and Millersburg, 5 miles, once a week, at not exceeding $35 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of War Traceville. Contract not executed.

July 18, 1838.—Ordered that a contract be made with Samuel Berryhill, to carry the mail once a week between Bellefontaine, Miss., and Greensboro', 12 miles at not exceeding $108 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of Bellefontaine. Contract not executed.

July 18, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with William Stoker to carry the mail once a week between Martin's Creek, Ten., and Sandy Bridge, 6 miles, at not exceeding net proceeds of Martin's Creek, and not exceeding $42 per annum. Service commenced August 25, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

July 25, 1838.-Ordered that the postmaster at Helena, Ark., engage service once a week between his office and Rock Roe, 75 miles, at not exceeding $12 per mile per annum. Under the above order the postmaster at Helena engaged John J. Bowie, at $900 per annum. Service commenced August 26, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 1, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with John Byron to carry the mail once a week between Midway, Ala., and Aberfoil, 12 miles, at not exceeding $120 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Aberfoil. January 5, 1839, Byron having refused to execute the contract, Arthur Stripling was accepted on the same terms. Service commenced March 23, 1839; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 7, 1838.—Ordered that the postmaster at Socopatoy, Ala., engage service between his office and Rockford, 15 miles, once a week, at not exceeding $78 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Socopatoy. Under the above order the postmaster at Socopatoy engaged John A. Chapman on said terms. Contract not executed.

August 7, 1838.-Ordered that the postmaster at Brickville, Ala., engage service between his office and Leighton, 8 miles, once a week, at not exceeding $52 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Brickville. Under the above authority the postmaster at Brickville engaged Joel Denton at the price before stated. Service commenced June 30, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 14, 1838.-Ordered that the postmaster at Leighton, Ala., engage service between his office and La Grange twice a week, 5 miles, at not exceeding $120 per annum. Under the above order postmaster at Leighton engaged R. P. Denton at $120 per annum. Service commenced October 1, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 21, 1838.—Ordered that a contract be made with Augustus Madeira to carry the mail once a week between Union C. H., Ark., and Ecore à Fabre, 40 miles, at $399 per annum. Service commenced June 19, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 21, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with William Haven to carry the mail once a week between Caseyville, Ky., and Morganfield, 15 miles, at not exceeding $90 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Caseyville till June 30, 1842.

August 28, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with Robert G. Cox to carry the mail once a week between Brownsville, Ala., and Elyton, 6 miles, at not exceeding $60 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Brownsville, till June 30, 1842.

August 28, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with James Young to carry the mail once a week between Youngsville and Montreal, 13 miles, at not exceeding $54 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Youngsville. Service commenced July 7, 1838; to expire June

30, 1842. · October 30, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with G. D. Brooks to carry the mail twice a week, in stages, on the route established by the act of 1838, from Carrollton, Miss., to Douglass, 18 miles, for the net proceeds of the offices to be established thereon, agreeably to the provisions of said act. Service to expire June 30, 1839.

November 19, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with W. L. Caseen to carry the mail once a week between Bayou Rouge Prairie and Bayou Rouge, 10 miles, at not exceeding $100 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Bayou Rouge Prairie. Contract ordered to be made with W. V. Gober on the same terms, Caseen having failed to execute. Service to expire June 30, 1842.

February 7, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with A. Price to carry the mail once a week between Miltonville, Miss., and Quitman, 18 miles, at not exceeding $180 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Miltonville, till June 30, 1842.

March 14, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with G. W. Thomp. son to carry the mail once a week between Fort Decatur and Cabahatchie, Ala., 9 miles, at not exceeding $99 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Fort Decatur. Service commenced March 4, 1839; to expire June 30, 1842.

April 11, 1839.-Contract ordered to be made with Ezekiel Brashears to carry the mail once in two weeks on No. 3265 from Perry C. H., Ky.,

to Leatherwoods, 19 miles, at $76 per annum, from May 1, 1839, to June 30, 1842.

April 12, 1839.-Contract ordered to be made with Andrew Waldrip to carry the mail once a week between Eaton, Miss., and Wyatt's, 15 miles, at not exceeding $150 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Eaton. Contract not executed.

April 12, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with John G. Chiles to carry the mail 3 times a week, in 4. horse post-coaches, from Burnt · Tavern, Ky., to Danville, 8 miles, at $466 per annum. Service commenced April 12, 1839; to expire June 30, 1842.

May 16, 1839.—Ordered that a contract be made with Isaac Curtis to carry the mail once a week between Spring Hill, La., and Cheneyville, 154 miles, at not exceeding $186 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of Spring Hill. Contract not executed.

June 6, 1839.—Ordered that a contract be made with Allen & Kitchen to carry the mail 3 times a week, in hacks, between Montgomery, Ala., and Haynesville, 24 miles, at $1,200 per annum. Service commenced July 1, 1839; to expire June 30, 1842.

June 20, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with John R. Jefferson to carry the mail 3 times a week, in 4. horse post-coaches, from Jackson, Miss., to Lexington, 67 miles, at the rate of $2,000 per annum, from July 1, 1839, to December 31, 1839.

June 26, 1839.-Ordered that a contract be made with John Hays to carry the mail between Cypress Inn, Ala., and Young's Cross roads, 9 miles, at not exceeding $63 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Cypress Inn, till June 30, 1842.

NORTHWESTERN SECTION:

CONSISTING OF The States of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Michigan, and the Ter.

ritories of Wiskonsin and lowa. July 6, 1838.--Ordered that a contract be made with Owen L. Turner to supply Lyndon, Ill., with the mail once a week from Rock River Rapids, 14 miles, at not exceeding $100 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Lyndon. Service to commence July 23, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842.

July 6, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with John Morgan to supply Eminence, III., with the mail once a week from Waynesville, 12 miles, at not exceeding $100 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Eminence. Service to commence August 13, 1838; to expire June 30, 1842. .

July 12, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with Joseph S. Collins to supply Otisco, Mich., with the mail twice a week from Ionia, 12 miles, at not exceeding $60 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Otisco.

Above order rescinded June 13, 1839; and a contract ordered to be made with John L. Morse at not exceeding $96 per annum, for weekly service, and not exceeding net proceeds of Otisco, from July 23, 1839, to December 31, 1839.

July 20, 1838.—Ordered that a contract be made with Chauncey Haw. ley, to supply Brooklyn, Mich., with the mail once a week from Napoleon, 4 miles, at not exceeding $25 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Brooklyn. To take effect from July 1, 1838; to expire December 31, 1839

July 20, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with Benjamin Gwinn to supply Thorp's Store, Mo., with the mail once a week from Plattsburgh, 9 miles, at not exceeding $75 per annum, and not exceeding the net pro. ceeds of Thorp's Store. Service to commence August 27, 1838; to expire December 31, 1842.

July 20, 1838.—Ordered that a contract be made with W. R. Wellman to supply Fredonia, Mich., with the mail once a week from Lima, 5 miles, at not exceeding the net proceeds of Fredonia. Service to commence Sep. tember 1, 1838; to expire December 31, 1842.

August 9, 1838.-Ordered that a contract be made with L. Andrews to supply Byron, Ill., with the mail once a week from Oregon City, 12 miles, at not exceeding $120 per annum, and not exceeding the net proceeds of Byron, he having declined executing the contract ordered with him on the 7th of June, 1838. Service to commence July 10, 1838 ; to expire June 30, 1842.

August 9, 1838.–Ordered that the postmaster at Griggsville, Ill., engage a carrier to convey the mail once a week from Griggsville, by Perry and Chambersburg, to Versailles, 15 miles and back, at not exceeding $120 per annum. Under this order, Benjamin Butts was employed at $120 per annum. Service to commence December 20, 1838; to expire December 31, 1839.

August 9, 1838.—Ordered that the postmaster at Buffalo Grove, III., engage a carrier to convey the mail once a week on that part of route No. 2797 which lies between Buffalo Grove and Elkhorn, 6 miles, at not exceeding $50 per annum. Under above order, a contract was made with Levi Welden, on terms stated, from October 1, 1838, to June 30, 1842.

August 9, 1838.-Ordered that the postmaster at Lyon's Mills, Ia., engage a carrier to supply his office with the mail once a week from Martinsville, 4 miles, at not exceeding $25 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of Lyon's Mills. No contract.

August 16, 1838.-Ordered that the postmaster at Circleville; Ill., engage a carrier to supply his office with the mail once a week from Dillon, 4 miles, at not exceeding $36 per annum, and not exceeding net proceeds of Circleville. Contract not executed.

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