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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of July 20, 1838, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the United

States from the 1st day of October, 1838, to the 30th June, 1842, inclusive, on the following post route in Kentucky, to be received until the 2d day of September, 1838, inclusive, and to be decided on the day following.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

No. 3257.-From Louisville, by West Point,
Plain Dealing, Brandenburg, Brushy Fork,
Hardinsburg, Cloverport, Hawsville, Yelving-
ton, Owensborough, Richland, Henderson,
Smith's Mills, Morgansfield, Mount Zion, and
Raleigh, to Shawneetown, Illinois, 177 miles
and back, 3 times a week, in stages.

Leave Louisville every Monday, Wednes-
day, and Friday, at 9 a. m.; arrive at Shaw-
neetown every Thursday, Saturday, and Mon-
day, by 1 p. m.

Leave Shawneetown every Thursday, Sat-
urday, and Monday, at 2 p. m.; arrive at Lou-
isville every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday,
by 7 p. m.

Proposals for carrying the mail in
4-horse coaches on this route will also be
considered.

Willis G. Hughes & John $15,993, 8 months in 4-horse post-coaches, and 4
L. Waggener.

months in wagons or carts.
Henry Banks.

10,500, 7 months each year in 2-horse stages, or

longer if the roads will admit; the balance of the

time in a cart or on horse.
Henry Banks. . 14,160, 4-horse post-coaches 7 months in each year,

from 1st March, and longer if the roads permit.
Willis G. Hughes & Jno. 10,996, 8 months each year in stages, 4 months in
L. Waggener.

wagons or carts or on horse, as the roads will ad

mit; or, $11,990 in stages. Samuel B. Thomas - | 11,980, 8 months in each year 4-horse post-coaches,

4 months in safe covered boxes on carts. Samuel B. Thomas - 6,750 ..

at $6,750, stage service: 1838, Sept. 3. Accepted,

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of August 28, 1838, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the

United States from the 1st day of November, 1838, to the 30th June, 1841, on the following post route in Massachusetts, to be received until the 7th day of October, 1838, inclusive, and to be decided on the day following.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

No. 373.–From Hartford, Ct., by Union- | William J. Denslow - | $1,950.
ville, Collinsville, New Hartford, Pleasant | Amasa Rice - - 2,400.
Valley, Hitchcocksville, Colebrook River, Knowlton S. Chuffe - 2,200.
New Boston, Mass., Otis, West Becket, Lee, Frederick W. Seymour 1,520, embracing Farmington.
and Lenox, to Pittsfield, 70 miles and back, 3 ] Rockwell & Glasier - 1,498.
times a week, in 4-horse post-coaches.

Cornelius Delano - 1,960.
Leave Hartford every Monday, Wednes- James Goodwin, jr. 1 1,475
day, and Friday, at 4 a, m., and in winter at 9
a. m.; arrive at Pittsfield same days by 8 p.m.,
and in winter by 10 a. m. next day.

Leave Pittsfield every Tuesday, Thursday,
and Saturday, at 4 a. m.; arrive at Hartford
same days by 8 p. m., and in winter by 11
p. m.

- 1838, Oct. 8. Accepted.

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of October 1, 1838, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the United

States from the 1st day of January, 1839, to the 30th of June, 1841, on the following post route in Massachusetts, to be received until the 26th day of November, 1838, inclusive, and to be decided on the day following:

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement,

except where otherwise stated.

Decision.

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- | $2,300, 4-horse post-coaches; or, $3,300, 6 times a

week, 4-borse post-coaches. - 2,000; or, $2,200, 4-horse post-coaches; or, $2,800,

6 times a week, 4-horse post-coaches. • 2,500; or, $3,500, 6 times a week, 4-horse post

coaches.

1838, Nov. 29. Accepted,

at $2,000.

Zorister Bonney

No. 2950.- From Boston, by Cambridge,
Watertown, Waltham, Weston, Wayland,
Sudbury, Marlborough, Northborough, and
Shrewsbury, to Worcester, 43 miles and back,
3 times a week, in stages.

Leave Boston every Tuesday, Thursday,
and Saturday, at 10 a. m.; arrive at Worces-
ter same days by 7 p. m.

Leave Worcester every Monday, Wednes-
day, and Friday, at 7 a. m.; arrive at Boston
same days by 7p. m.

Proposals to carry this mail in 4-horse
post-coaches, also, 6 times a week, will also be
considered. S

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of October 16, 1838, inviting proposals for carrying the mails of the

United States from the 1st January, 1839, (except as hereinafter stated,) to the 30th June, 1843, on the following routes
in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, to be received at the department until the 26th day

of November, 1838, inclusive, to be decided by the 1st day of December.
On routes where the then existing contracts had been extended to the 30th of June, 1839, the new service (unless of a higher

degree than that in operation) was to commence on the 1st of July, 1839. These cases are specially noted under their
respective numbers.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement,

except where otherwise stated.

Decision.

VIRGINIA.
No. 1824.–From Richmond, by Tuckahoe, A. Luster - - $3,500; or, $1,975, 3 times a week, stages; or, $800,
Subletts, and Jefferson, to Cartersville, 44 miles

twice a week, horse.
and back, 3 times a week, in 4-horse post- | Boyd & Edmonds

1,100 -

1838, Nov. 29. Accepted.
coaches.

Samson D. Patterson - | 1,750, contract to terminate when the James river
Leave Richmond every Tuesday, Thurs-

canal is completed to Cartersville.
day, and Saturday, at 5 a. m.; arrive at Car-
tersville same days by 7 p. m.

Leave Cartersville every Monday, Wednes-
day, and Friday, at 5 a. m.; arrive at Rich-
mond same days by 7 p. m. ruta
No. 1846.–From New Kent to Charles City W. D. New , - 140; or, $200, twice a week - .

- 1838, Nov. 28. Accepted,
C. H., 15 miles and back, once a week.

at $200, twice a week.
Leave New Kent every Saturday at 12 m.;
arrive at Charles City C. H. same day by 4

Leave Charles City C. H. every Saturday
at 6 a. m.; arrive at New Kent same day by
10 a. m.
No. 1847.-From Yorktown to Warwick Augustin Drummond - 95

Too high.
C. H., 8 miles and back, once a week.

Oliver H. Brown (rec'd | 64 - - - - - - - | 1839, Jar
Leave Yorktown every Friday at 6 a. m.; 20th Dec., 1838).
arrive at Warwick C. H. same day by 8 a.m.

Leave Warwick C, H, every Friday at 10 a. m.; arrive at Yorktown same day by 12 m. | No. 1861,-From Gholsonville, by Crich- 1 James House . - $700, if sufficient time is allowed.

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vertised.

P. m.

| Let under first advertise. ton's S or ·, South Hill, Greensborough, and E. H. Cheatham

225, schedule changed.

ment. Drapersville, to Christianville, 36 miles and

John Watts

350; or, $325, schedule reversed. back, once a week.

James Miller Bell - 350'if he gets this and 1869, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1933a,
Leave Gholsonville every Thursday at 5

1934, 1935, 1935a, and 1936.
a. m.; arrive at Christianville same day by 6
p. m.

Leave Christianville every Wednesday at
5 a. m.; arrive at Gholsonville same day by
6 p. m.

Service to commence on the 1st of July, 1839.

No. 1869.–From Boydton to Oakley, 13 James Miller Bell (1866) | 250 if he gets this and 1866, 1930, 1931, 1933, 1933a, Let under first advertise. miles and back, twice a week.

1934, 1935, 1935a, and 1936.

ment.
Leave Boydton every Monday and Thurs William Puryear 192.
day at 6 a. m.; arrive at Oakley same days by
10 a. m.

Leave Oakley every Monday and Thursday
at 1 p. m.; arrive at Boydton same days by 5
p. m.
No. 1880.–From Buckingham C. H. to | Zane Pryor . - 40, schedule changed.

Let under first advertise-
Zanesville, 4 miles and back, once a week.

ment.
Leave Buckingham C. H. every Saturday
at 8 a. m.; arrive at Zanesville same day by
9 a. m.

Leave Zanesville every Saturday at 11 a.m.;
arrive at Buckingham C. H. same day by 12 m.

Service to commence on the 1st July, 1839.

No. 1883.-From Macon to Smithville, 31 | Gregory Matthews(rec'd - compensation not to exceed net proceeds of 1838, Dec. 26. Accepted,
miles and back, twice a week.

18th Dec., 1838).
Smithville.

not to exceed $48 per
Leave Macon every Wednesday and Friday

annum.
at 8 a.m.; arrive at Smithville same days by Gregory Matthews, by 96, twice a week between Scottsville and Smithville | 1839, March 6. Accepted,
9 a. m.
postmaster at Smith-

Matthews having de
Leave Smithville every Wednesday and | ville (received March

clined the above offer.
Friday at 11 a. m.; arrive at Macon same days 5, 1839).
by 12 m.
No. 1887.–From Wilmington to Palmyra, Wm. Applebery, S. A. - | $100

• . . • 1838, Nov. 29. Accepted. 4 miles and back, 3 times a week.

Leave Wilmington every Tuesday, Thurs-1

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