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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of January 10, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the

United States from the 1st day of April, 1839, to the 30th June, 1841, on the following post-route in Massachusetts ; to be received until the 1st day of March, 1839, 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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No. 357a.-From Cummington to Plain- Kingman Thayer
field, 5 miles and back, twice a week.

Nahum J. Shaw
Leave Cummington Wednesday at 9 a. m.,
and Saturday at 27 p. m.; arrive at Plainfield
Wednesday by 10 a, m., and Saturday by 3
p. m.

Leave Plainfield Wednesday at 7 a. m., and
Saturday at 12) p.m.; arrive at Cummington
Wednesday by 8 a. m., and Saturday by 1
a p.m. s'

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of January 24, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the United

States from the 1st of April, 1839, to the 30th of June, 1843, on the following post-routes in North Carolina and South Carolina ; to be received until the 1st day of March, 1839, 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.

$6,500, stages; $9,000, post-coaches.
5,800, 4-horse post-coaches.
7,200, 4-horse post-coaches.
4,800, 4-horse post-coaches; it being understood that | 1839, March 2. Accept-

he is not to carry the great mail, and that he shall ed, the conditions being
not be required to take any more of the stock on withdrawn.
the routes than may be necessary, with the extra
stock he has on hand, to perform the service.

NORTH CAROLINA.
No. 2052.- From Raleigh, by Middle Creek | Alexander Porter
and Averysburg, to Fayetteville, 60 miles and Joab Parks
back, daily, in 4-horse post-coaches.

A. M. Hunt
Proposals for stage-service will also be | E. P. Guion
considered.

Leave Raleigh daily at 8 a. m.; arrive at
Fayetteville same day, in 15 hours, by 11 p.
m .

Leave Fayetteville daily at 2 a. m.; arrive
at Raleigh same day, in 15 hours, by 5 p. m.

No. 2060.-From Fayetteville, by Davis's A. M. Hunt (2052)
Spring, Randallsville, Montpelier, Laurel | E. P. Guion (2052)
Hill, and Brightsville, s. c., to Cheraw, 68
miles and back, daily, in 4-horse post-coaches.

Proposals for stage service will also be | M. W. Hunter -
considered.

Leave Fayetteville daily at 1 a. m.; arrive
at Cheraw same day, in 17 hours, by 6 p. m.

Leave Cheraw daily at 7 a. m.; arrive at
Fayetteville same day, in 17 hours, by 12 night.

SOUTH CAROLINA.
No. 2201.-From Columbia, by Camden, to A. M. Hunt (2052) .
Cheraw, 88 miles and back, daily, in 4-horse C. Neuffer & Henry
post-coaches.

Davis.
Proposals for stage service will also be
considered.

Leave Columbia daily at 8 a. m.; arrive at Cheraw next day, in 22 hours, by 6 a. m.

Leave Cheraw daily at 7 p. m.; arrive at

8,040.
5,500. (Conditions same as to No. 2052)

1839, March 2. Accept

ed at $5,440, the condi

tions being withdrawn. 5,440 ($80 per mile), and will embrace Bennetts-No guarantee.

ville at pro rata, with increased time.

9,680.
11,500. In this proposal, we shall expect present

proprietor will dispose of his stock on the same
route at a fair valuation, and that he will not run
opposition line during the present contract term;
$8,800, 2-horse coaches; will not consider them-
selves bound to take any more stock from the pres-
ent proprietor than they would have use for,

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of January 24, 1839—Continued.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as

advertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement,

except where otherwise stated.

Decision.

SOUTH CAROLINA-Continued.
Columbia next day, in 22 hours, by 5 p. m.; E. P. Guion (2052) . $7,200. (Conditions same as to bid on No. 2052)
Lynchwood to be supplied from the nearest
point, once a week, on horse.

The above schedules to be so changed as to M. W. Hunter (2060) - 7,920 ($90 per mile) . . .
connect with the main line from Washington
City south, when the latter shall be permanently
adjusted. The same running time, however,
to be preserved, or not to be exceeded.

1839, March 2. Accept

ed at $7,040, the condi

tions being withdrawn.
. No guarantee.

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of February 4, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the

United States from the 1st of April, 1839, to the 30th June, 1841, on the following post-roules in Massachusells and
New York; to be received until the 14th day of March, 1839, inclusive, and to be decided on the day following.

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- $390; or, $364, 3 times a week to Morrisville, and 1839, March 15. Accept

once a week residue, on horse; or, $416, with an ed at $320.
additional trip from Morrisville to Hamilton; or,

$320, through twice a week, schedule changed.
700; or, $1,000, 3 times a week, in stage-coach.
525; or, $425, schedule changed.
750, 3 times a week, 2-horse stages from 1st April. L

1839, to last day of June, 1841, between Chitten

ingo and Morrisville.
474; or, $599, twice a week, in stages to Morris-

ville; or, $600 to run through to Hamilton; or,
$626, 3 times a week to Morrisville; or, $627 to

run through to Hamilton.
500; or, $400, stages, twice a week, to end at Mor-

risville; or, #600, stages, 3 times a week, to end
at Morrisville; or, $600, stages, twice a week,

through to Hamilton; or, $900, 3 times a week;
o r, $1,000, 6 times a week from 1st May to Ist No-

vember (during canal navigation), and 3 times a week residue of year,

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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of February 23, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the United

States from the 15th of May, 1839, to the 30th June, 1842, on the following post-route in Missouri ; to be received until the 15th day of April, 1839, inclusive, and to be decided on the day following.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as

advertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement,

except where otherwise stated,

Decision.

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MISSOURI.
No. 3001.-From St. Louis, by Carondelet, George Sexton -
Jefferson Barracks, Sulphur Springs, Hercu-
laneum, Hillsborough C. H., Glenfinlay, and Joseph Consaul -
Old Mines, to Potosi, 67 miles and back, 3 ]
times a week, in 4-horse post-coaches.

Proposals will also be considered for
stage service on this route; also, for stage or | A. H. Hawkins
coach service, twice a week. As this kind of
service may be sometimes difficult on this
route, proposals will also be received for car-
rying the mail on horseback, in wagons, or
carts, for a specified number of months,
weeks, or days, in each year; but no dispens
sation of post-coach or stage service will be
tolerated, unless it be stipulated in the propo-
sals, and embraced in the contract.

Leave St. Louis every Tuesday, Thursday,
and Saturday, at 1 p. m.; arrive at Potosi
next days by 1 p.m.

Leave Potosi every Monday, Wednesday,
and Friday, at 5 a. m.; arrive at St. Louis
pext days by 12 noon,

$5,500, as advertised, 4-horse post-coaches ; $4,000,

2-horse stages; $3,000, twice a week.
4,500, 8 months in 4-horse post-coaches, 2 months 1839, April 16, Accept-

2-horse stages, 2 months horse; $3,050, 11 months ed at twice a week, in
2-horse stages, 1 month horse.

stages, at pro rata pay,

viz: $2,033,
3,200, twice a week, stages; if consistent, would No guarantee,

like to have the privilege of carrying on horse
30 days of each year at such times when roads
may be extremely bad; proposes schedule; $3,180,
twice a week, stages, with privilege of 30 days
in each year on horse,

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