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Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of March 26, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mail of the United
States from the 1st of June, 1839, to the 30th of June, 1843, on the following route in Virginia; to be received until the 1st day of May, 1839, at 3 o'clock P. M., and to be decided on the day following.
1839, May 3. Accepted.
No. 1924.-From Winchester, by Newtown, Daniel Burke - - | $2,000, stages from 15th April to 15th December, re-
mainder on horse ; $1,500, gigs or sulkeys from
15th April to 15th December, remainder on horse.
months on horse.
Stockton, Falls, & Co. - | 2,450 ; $4,850, daily, 4-horse post-coaches; or with
privilege of carrying the three winter months of
1839 and 1840 on horse, will agree to a reduction Staunton next days by 2 p. m.
of $460. Leave Staunton every Monday, Wednes Alpheus Beall & Daniel 2,350, with privilege of horse, stage, or other light day, and Friday, at 8 a. m.; arrive at Win Hutchinson.
vehicle service, two months of each year; condichester next days by 4 p. m.
tioned upon the connexion of the mails at StaunAny change of schedule that will allow bet
ton. ter connexions to be made, but retain the same Simon Harman - 1,884, two months the first year on horse, or any speed, can be ordered by the department.
other mode practicable if impossible to get along Proposals will also be considered to carry
with coaches; conditioned upon connexion at
Staunton with Lexington and Guyandotte stages.
Copy of abstract of bids under advertisement of April 1, 1839, inviting proposals for carrying the mails of the United
States from the 1st of July, 1939, to the 30th of Jine, 1842, on the following post-routes in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wiskonsin, lowa, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana; to be received at the department until the 25th day of May, 1839, at 3 o'clock, P. M., and to be decided by the 1st day of June next ensuing.
Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad
Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex
cept where otherwise stated.
CHE DU MICHIGAN.
Leave Adrian every Saturday at 9 a. m.;
Leave Springville every Saturday at 1 p.
No. 1770.-From Battle Creek to Hastings, Orlando Pierce
David Wood .
Leave Hastings every Friday at 8 a. m.; Sheldon Whitcomb
Henry H. Rush (1771) - |
Elias C. Manchester -
Leave Coldwater every Wednesday at 7 a.
- - - - - - - 1839, June 1. Accepted.
. 1770 and 177his and Nos. 1970
tá, provided he can leave Goodwinsville on the
John E. Robens - .
Nos. 1770 and 1771.
· · · - 1839, June 1. Accepted.
- Too late. Rec'd May 26.
Clark C. Baker
Wm. Newman :
Leave Battle Creek every Saturday at 6 a. David Wood (1770)
Leave Galesburg every Saturday at 12 m.; Seth Hull (1770) arrive at Battle Creek same day by 5 p. m. Nathaniel Barney
Josiah Goddard (1790)
E. C. Manchester (1710)
Leave Belvidere every Friday at 8 a. m.;
Leave Mount Clemens every Friday at 10
No. 1774.-From Bellevue, by Vermonti Orlando Pierce (1770) . |
Leave Bellevue every Friday at 6 a. m.; Ephraim Folleti (receiv-
ed after time.)
No. 1775.- From Cassopolis, by Whitmans- Jehiel C. Saxton (receivville and Silver Creek, to Keelersville, 15 ed 26th May.) miles and back, once a week.
Leave Cassopolis every Friday at 6 a. m.; arrive at Keelersville same day by 11 a. m.
Leave Keelersville every Friday at 12 m.; arrive at Cassopolis same day by 5 p. m.
No. 1776.–From Concord to John Wil. Sherman Jacobs (receivbur's, 10 miles and back, once a week.
ed 1st Sept. 1839.) Leave Concord every Saturday at 8 a.m.; arrive at John Wilbur's same day by 11 a. m.
Leave John Wilbur's every Saturday at 12 m.; arrive at Concord same day by 3 p. m.
Abstract of bids under advertisement of April 1, 1839—Continued.
Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad-
Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement,
except where otherwise stated.
Leave Flint every Tuesday at 8 a. m.; ar ceived 31st Aug. 1839)
St. V. Warren (received 7 per mile; ($140) - - - - - 1839, Nov. 20. Accepted.
- Bid is withdrawn.
- Too high.
ed 26th Aug. 1839.)
ed 9th Dec. 1839.)
The distance to be 8 miles.
- 1840, Feb. 21. Contract
Leave Greenfield every Monday at 8 a. m.;
Leave Southfield every Monday at 12 m.;
No. 1780.-From Grandville to Port Shel- Orlando Pierce (1770) - 1 1,500.
E. P. Deacon
500, twice a week. Leave Grandville every Friday at 8 a. m.; E. P. Deacon
375. arrive at Port Sheldon same day by 4 p. m. "Josiah McArthur) - 300 .
- Too high.
- 1839, Nov. 18. Accepted.
Lester Barnes (received
| 8 per mile per annum, by Plainville and Otsego, dis- 1840, April 4. Contract Leave Geloster every Friday at 8 a. m.; ar after time.)
tance to be certified by postmasters,
ordered. rive at Allegan same day by 4 p. m.
Leave Allegan every Saturday at 6 a. m.; || arrive at Geloster same day by 2 p. m. 2.0 TS
No 1782.-From Howell to Owasco, 30 Diodate Howard (1777)
Allen Weston -
Leave Owasco every Saturday at 6 a. m.;
E. F. Gay
No. 1783.-From Ingham, by Mason Centre, to Jefferson, 25 miles and back, once in two weeks.
Leave Ingham every other Thursday at 7
Leave Jefferson every other Friday at 7a.m.;
No. 1784.-From Ingham to the mouth of Orlando Pierce (1770) - | 1,400.
Leave Ingham every other Thursday at 6
Leave mouth of Black river every other
No. 1785.-From Jackson, by Ingham and Diodate Howard (1777) 694
ceived 26th May).
No. 1786.-From Jackson, by Montgomery, I Chester C.Carpenter (re- 125 ·
Eliphaz Orris (received 100 -
Leave Gamblesville every Friday at 12 m.; arrive at Jackson same day by 5 p. m.