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No. 3Abstract of bids under advertisement of June 4, 1838—Continued.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Decision.

G. W. Mordecai, Pres't

Raleigh and Gaston
Railroad Company.

VIRGINIA-Continued.
Wall's Bridge to be supplied from Surry
C. H., 14 miles and back, once a week.,

NORTH CAROLINA.
No. 2051.–From Raleigh, by Rolesville,
Louisburg, Union Hill, and Warrenton, to
Gaston, 80 miles and back, daily, in 4-horse
post-coaches.

Proposals to carry by railroad cars will
be considered.

N. B.-On all routes where the great east-
ern and southern mail is to be carried upon
railroads, it is expected that it will be convey-
ed in cars provided for the purpose, under the
direction of the department; and that agents,
appointed and paid by the department to take
charge of them, will be conveyed free of charge
whenever required.

Leave Raleigh daily at 2 p.m.; arrive at
Gaston next day by 1:a. m.

Leave Gaston daily at 9p. m.; arrive at
Raleigh next day by 9 a, m.

$17,000, in railroad cars and 4-horse post-coaches; | 1838, Sept. 24. Accepted

or, $25,000 for this and express route No. 1, on con at $15,000, on the terms
dition that, in case of changing the schedule, the proposed.
same relative time shall be preserved in the arrivals Bidder declined entering
and departures of the great and express wails; or, into contract under the
$15,000, in 14 hours instead of 11), and not express acceptance, unless de-
mail, as before proposed, being $23,000 for both, partment would contract
and will conform to the advertised time on the com with the Virginia Rail-
pletion of the railroad, or as much sooner as prac road Company. Post-
ticable-way mails to be received and delivered by master General rescind-
an exchange of bags merely. Privilege of carry ed the acceptance.
ing the great mail in carts or wagons 4 months in 1838, Dec. 26. Let to Ra-
the year on the portion of the road run in coaches leigh and Gaston Rail-
reserved. The propositions are submitted on the road Company at $100
supposition that contracts will be made with the oth per mile per annum for
er railroad companies between Fredericksburg and railroad service, and
the Roanoke. The company declines supplying $80 a mile for the 4-
Warrenton, Louisburg, and Rolesville, being off horse post-coach ser-
the line of the road; but George W. Mordecai will vice. (Offer received
either perform the service on terms to be agreed on, after time.)
or will have it performed on the most reasonable 1839, June 5. Amount
terms. Suggests tri-weekly mails for these offices. fixed at $7,600

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Re-advertised.

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Geo. W. Mordecai and

Chas. F. Osborne.

No. 2052.-From Raleigh, by Middle Creek
and Averysburg, to Fayetteville, 60 miles and
back, daily, in 4-horse post-coaches.

Cr Proposals are invited to carry the mail
w waterproof carriages. constructed for the
purpose, under the direction of the department,
with only ihree passengers, on the outside or

$12,000; or. $19,000 for this and express route No. 2;

or, $10,000, in 14 hours instead of 12; or, $17,000, in 14 hours and express route No. 2, reserving privilege of carrying main mail in carts or wagons 4 months in each year; or, $21,000, in waterproof carriages, constructed for the purpose, &c., 6 miles to the hour.

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- | $10,750.

a. m.; arrive at

in a separate apartment. Also, to car!
mail at a greater speed, defining the "
of miles which the bidder proposes to
in each hour of running time.

Leave Raleigh daily at 10 a. m.; ar
Fayetteville same day by 10 p. m.

Leave Fayetteville daily at 1 a. m.; as
Raleigh same day by 1 p. m.

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NO. 2053.–From "Raleigh, by Eagle Rock, Elijah Elliott -
Wakefield, Stanhope, Nashville, and Rocky
Mount, to Tarboro', 743 miles and back, 3 times Geo. W. Mordecai
a week, in stages.

Leave Raleigh every Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday, at 2 p. m.; arrive at Tarboro' next
days by 12 m.

Leave Tarboro' every Monday, Wednes-
day, and Friday, at 11 a. m.; arrive at Raleigh
next days by 8 a. m.

No. 2054.–From Raleigh, by Holly Spring, Jas. Calloway (2074)
Haywood, Long Street, and The Pocket, to Henry Castleburg
Johnsonville, 64 miles and back, once a week.

Leave Raleigh every Friday at 10 a. m.; John Nutt -
arrive at Johnsonville next day by 8 p. m.

Leave Johnsonville every Sunday at 4 a.m.;
arrive at Raleigh next day by 1 p. m.

No. 2055.-From Raleigh, by Moringsville, E. D. Johnson (1876)
Chapel Hill, Hillsboro', Mason Hall, Haw
River, Albright's, and Allemance, to Greens-Murray & Spencer
boro', 84 miles and back, daily, in 4-horse post-
coaches.

Carmichael & Mastin
O Proposals to run 3 times a week will Murray & Spencer
be considered; also, to run by Trollinger's in-

Iso to run by Trollinger's in- | J. A. Bectham .
stead of Haw River.

Benj. Trollinger
Leave Raleigh daily at 10 a. m.; arrive at
Greensboro' next day by 10 a.m.

Leave Greensboro' daily at 1 p.m.; arrive | Joel McLean (2121) at Raleigh next day by 1 p.m.

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1838, Sept. 19. Accepted.

- $7,000; or, $2,500, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coach

es, by Trollinger's or Haw River.
- | $2,470, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches, or by

| Trollinger's.
- | $7,949, daily, either road.
- $3,740, daily, or by Trollinger's .
- $6,500, daily, 4-horse post-coaches.
- $2,775, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches, crossing

Haw River at Trollinger's Bridge, leaving out Haw

River post office. $3,950. Se proposal on No. 2121. $5,500; $6,000

for the first year, $5,000 balance of term; $4,500, provided No. 2057 is run in 2-horse stages; $5,500, I provided No. 2057 is run in 2-horse stages, or on

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No. 3—Abstract of bids under advertisement of June 4, 1838_Continued.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

NORTH CAROLINA-Continued.

horse for first year, and $3,800 for balance of term;
$2,500, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches; $3,600
first year, $2,150 balance of term; $2,200, 3 times
a week, 4-horse post-coaches, provided No. 2057 is
carried in 2-horse stages twice a week, or on horse;
$2,775 first year, $1,800 balance of term; $3,500, 3
times a week, 4-horse post-coaches, from 1st Jan.,
1839, to 1840'; $5,000, daily, 4-horse post-coaches,
from 1st Jan., 1840'; $2,600, 3 times a week, 4-horse
post-coaches, for first year; $3,800, daily, 4-horse
post-coaches, from January, 1840, provided No. 2057
is carried in 2-horse stages twice a week, or on
horse. If either of the above bids be accepted, will
run by Trollinger's or Haw River for the same
money. If required to run daily, will run by both,

alternately.
No. 2056.-From Raleigh, by Rogers's James Calloway (2074) - $550.
Store, Fishdam, Stagville, Red Mountain, John Renn

$300 .


Cameron's Mills, and Van Hook's Store, to
Roxborough ; return by Mount Tizra, Red
Mountain, Prattsburg, and Fleming's, to Ra-
leigh, 55 miles and back, once a week.

Leave Raleigh every Friday at 10 a. m.;
arrive at Roxborough next day by 12 m.

Leave Roxborough every Thursday at 6 a.
m.; arrive at Raleigh next day by 9 a. m.

No. 2057.-From Raleigh, by Grove, Trade's Jacob Parks . $3,500, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches.
Hill, Pittsborough, St. Lawrence, Marley's | Lasater, Davis, & Fuller | $2,415; or $3,850, 3 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches,
Mills, Lanesville, Ashborough, Spencer, Coi McL

$600. (See proposal on No. 2121.) ton Grove, and Potsdam, to Salisbury, 1164 Joel McLean (2055) - $2,400 ; or $1,000, twice a week, stages from Raleigh miles and back, twice a week in stages.

io Pittsborough, balance on horse; $500, on horse, Ir Proposals to run 3 times a week, and in

provided he gets 2055. 4-horse post-coaches, will be considered.

1838, Sept. 19. Accepted.

Joel

1838, Sept. 19. Accepted

at $2,400.

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No. 2058.–From Raleigh, by Wake Fores? E. P. Guie

$800. Winway, Lemay's Cross-roads, Wilion, and James B. Perry - - | $600; or $500, horse.

dutonsville, to Oxford. 52 miles and back, J. B. Pearce . - | $700, 2-horse siages; or $450, horse - - - | 1838, Sept. 19. Accepted twice a week, in stages.

at $450. Run once a
Proposals to carry on horse will be con-

week at pro rata.
sidered.

Leave Raleigh every Monday and Friday
at 6 a. m.; arrive at Oxford same days by 7
p. m.

Leave Oxford every Tuesday and Saturday
at 6 a. m.; arrive at Raleigh same days by 7p.m.
No. 2059.-From Raleigh, by Bushbee's E. P. Guion -

$1,600; or $1,400, if he gets No. 2080; or 2059 and 1838, Sept. 19. Accepted
Store, Smithfield, and Boon Hill, to Waynes-

| 2080, $5,000, 4-horse post coaches.

at $1,600, being present
borough, 51 miles and back, 3 times a week,
Alexander Porter $1,594.

contractor.
in stages.

Leave Raleigh every Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday, at 4 a. m.; arrive at Waynesbo-
rough same days by 9 p. m.

Leave Waynesborough every Tuesday,
Thursday, and Saturday, at 4 a. m.; arrive at
Raleigh same days by 9 p. m.
No. 2060.-From Fayetteville, by Davis's McLean & Saltmarsh. $13,000; $20,000

- Too high. Readvertised.
Spring, Randallsville, Montpelier, Laurel Hill,
and Brightsville, to Cheraw, 68 miles and
back, daily, in 4-horse post-coaches.

Proposals are also invited to carry the
mail in water-proof carriages, constructed for
the purpose under the direction of the depart-
ment, with only three passengers, on the out-
side or in a separate apartment; also, to carry
the mail at a greater speed, defining the num-
ber of miles which the bidder proposes to
make in each hour of running time.

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No. 3—Abstract of bids under advertisement of June 4, 1838–Continued.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

NORTH CAROLINA-Continued.
Leave Fayetteville daily at 12 night; arrive
at Cheraw next day, in 13 hours, by 1 p. m.

Leave Cheraw daily at 11 a. m.; arrive at
Fayetteville same day by 12 night."

No. 2061.-From Fayetteville, by St. Paul's, | Samuel Kirtow - . $13,850, privilege of running sulkeys from 1st July
Lumberton, and Leesville, to Marion C. H.,

to 1st October.
79 miles and back, daily, in stages.

McLean & Saltmarsh $8,000, 3 times a week, stages; 4 times a week, sul- | 1838, Sept. 24. Accepted
* Proposals to run 3 times a week, in (2067).

keys; or $5,500, sulkeys.

at $5,500.
stages or sulkeys, are invited.

Leave Fayetteville daily at 5 a. m.; arrive
at Marion C. H. same day by 9 p. m.

Leave Marion C. H. daily at 8 a. m.; ar-
rive at Fayetteville same day by 12 night.
No. 2062.–From Fayetteville by Coxe's James Calloway (2074) - | $1,250 -

- Discontinuance ordered.
Store and Falling Creek, to Waynesborough, Samuel Shaw . - $1,800; or $2,800, 3 times a week.
63 miles and back, twice a week.

Leave Fayetteville every Sunday and Thurs-
day at 6 a. m.; arrive at Waynesborough next
days by 2 p. m.

No. 2063.-From Fayetteville, by Johnson- | Joseph G. Moore - $1,150, horse - - - - - - Too high...
ville, Caranach, Carthage, Caledonia, Sugg's Samuel Newland & Co. | $2,750 ; $1,300, horse-

| Too high. Readvertised. Bridge, Lassiter's, and Healing Spring, to | A. Carmichael (2133) - | $3,500, stage. Salisbury, 105 miles and back, twice a week, in stages.

A Proposals to carry on horseback are in

vertised.

I Proposals to run 3 times a week, in
stages, will be considered.

Leave Waynesborough every Tuesday and
Saturday at 6 a. m.; arrive at Fayetteville
next days by 2 p. m.

Viled.

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