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Abstract of bids under advertisement of April 1, 1839—Continued.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

vertised.

1839, June 3. Accepted at #1,720, to run through Napiersville, and terminate at Buffalo Grove, 3 times a week, stages,

ILLINOIS-Continued.
No. 2798a.-From Chicago, by Le Fox, De John Frink (2798)
Kalb C. H., and Oregon City, to Hill's Farm,
110 miles and back, once a week.

D Proposals are invited for 3 times a week, John D. Winters
stage service, on this route, and to run through
to Galena, 50 miles further; to run in 1 day
less time.

Leave Chicago every Monday at 6 a.m.;
arrive at Hill's Farm every Thursday by 11 John Phelps (2863)
a, m.

Leave Hill's Farm every Thursday at 1 p. m.; arrive at Chicago every Sunday by 6 p.m. Bigsby E. Dodson

It is the intention of the department to place
stage service upon one of these routes,

Leonard Ashton
J. D. Winters ·

- $770; $1,400, twice a week; $1,970, 3 times a week,

stages, and extend to Galena, 50 miles, at pro rata,

to be allowed 3 days to run through in. - 3,450, extended through to Buffalo Grove, and inter

sect with Peoria and Galena routes, in 36 hours, 3 times a week, in 4-horse post-coaches, covered wagons 4 months each year, and schedule made to

suit, - 1,400; or $1,650, 2-horse wagons ; $2,100, 3 times a

week, stages; $2,475, 3 times a week, stages, ex

tended to Galena, in 1 day less time. 2,500, stages, 3 times a week, and extend to Galena

(50 miles further) 3 times a week, for $400 addi

tional, making $2,900 in all; or $2,000, sulkeys. 2,000; or $13,000, extended to Galena, 3 times a

week, stages, and run through in 1 day less time. - | 1,550, stages; suggests that route ought to terminate

at Buffalo Grove, intersecting Peoria and Galena route.

150 . 8 per mile, equal to $280,

• No guarantee,

No. 2817.–From Canton, by Cuba and Tra- John Yorty vis, to Macomb, 35 miles and back, once in 2 | Morton M. McCarver weeks.

(2827).
Leave Canton every other Friday at 5 a.m.; Ezekiel Sampson
arrive at Macomb same day by 6 p. m.

Jacob Fowler .
Leave Macomb every other Saturday at 5 a. Daniel Roof .
m.; arrive at Canton same day by 6 p. m.

Chandler & Baker
Solomon Shoop -
Solomon Shoop -
John Harmison -
Seth Hilton

190. 350. 130, if he gets this and 2839; if he gets but one, 20 | Too high; $8 90 per mile.

per cent. must be added to his bid. 350. 190. 225; or $250, 6 months wagon, and residue horse, 250, 9 months wagon. 225; or $400, in a 2-horse vehicle,

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280.

Contract

1840, Feb. 8.

ordered.
Too high.

John Coplinger

190.
W. H. Holcomb
E. Sampson (2839) 300, 8 months wagon.
Daniel Wells (2839) 220.
Seth Hilton (received af- | 160 - - - - - - -

ter time)."
No. 2818.-From Coles C. H. to Urbana, Leonard Ashton - 550 - . . . . . .
38 miles and back, once in every two weeks.

Leave Coles C. H. every other Friday at 5
a. m.; arrive at Urbana same day by 7 p. m.

Leave Urbana every other Saturday at 5 a.
m.; arrive at Coles C. H. same day by 7 p. m.

No. 2819.-From Clayton, by Houston and Morton M. McCarver 9 50 per mile-equal to $380.
Chili, to Warsaw, 40 miles and back, once a (2827).
week.

John Haney

375.
Leave Clayton every Monday at 8 a. m.; Jacob Fowler (2817) . 500.
arrive at Warsaw next day by 10 a. m.

Alexander Dunn

406.
Leave Warsaw every Tuesday at 12 m.; James C. Black . 520.
arrive at Clayton next day by 4 p. m.

Leonard Ashton (2018) 550.
Napoleon B. Lawrence 400.
Hiram Boyle
240


John Harris (received 300.

26th May).
No. 2820.-From Dixon's Ferry, by Harris John Frink (2798) - 340; or, $400, stages; $1,200, 3 times a week, stages
barg, Round Grove, and Union Grove, to Ful-
ton City, 40 miles and back, once a week. Wm. P. Burrough (re- 500, 2-horse stage or wagon.

Leave Dixon's Ferry every Thursday at 8 ceived 26th May).
a. m.; arrive at Fulton City next day by 10 a. Thos. McCabe (received 520, 2-horse stages, or 12 cents per mile.
m .

26th May). Leave Fulton City every Friday at 12 m.; Moses W. Jenks (receiv- 350; or, $500, 2-horse covered wagon. arrive at Dixon's Ferry next day by 4 p. m. ed 26th May).

No. 2821.–From Dixonville to Savannah, Morton M. McCarver 8 per mile-equal to $360. 45 miles and back, once in 2 weeks.

(2827). Leave Dixonville every other Friday at 6 Elijah Winn - | 350, by way of Berwick and Knox's Mill, schedule a. m.; arrive at Savannah next day by 11 a.

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Abstract of bids under advertisement of April 1, 1839—Continued.

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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ILLINOIS—Continued.
No. 2822.-From Decatur, by Salt Creek, to | Morton M. McCarver $9 per mile-equal to $540 -
Tremont, 60 miles and back, once a week. (2827).

Leave 'Decatur every Wednesday at 6 a. | James M. Killip - 580.
m.; arrive at Tremont next day by 6 p. m. Leonard Ashton (2798) 750.
· Leave Tremont every Friday at 6 a. m.; James M. Killip (receiv 480.
arrive at Decatur next day by 6 p. m.

ed 5th June, 1839).
No. 2823.-From Danville, by Pontiac, to | Morton M. McCarver 7 50 per mile-equal to $900.
Ottowa, 120 miles and back, once every other (2827).
week.

A. B. & J. E. McClure

1,000.
Leave Danville every other Monday at 5 a. Joseph Eversole & Wm. 590 - - · ·
m.; arrive at Ottowa next Thursday by 11 a. R. Brown. SALES
m.

James M. Killip (2822) 840.
· Leave Ottowa every other Thursday at 12 Leonard Ashton (2818)
m.; arrive at Danville next Sunday by 7 p. m. | Ebersol & Brown (re-

ceived after time).
No. 2824.-From Danville to Williamsport, Leonard Ashton (2818)

400 · · · ·
Ia., 20 miles and back, once a week.

Leave Danville every Thursday at 8 a.m.;
arrive at Williamsport same day by 4 p. m.

Leave Williamsport every Friday at 8 a.
m.; arrive at Danville same day by 4 p. m.

No. 2825.–From Equality, by Carmi and Daniel Hay .
Williams's Ferry, to Mount Vernon, 50 miles Gilpin & Thomas

3.975: supplied whole term
and back, once a week.

Daniel Hay (received
Leave Equality every Friday at 5 a. m.; ar after time).
rive at Mount Vernon next day by 11 a. m.

Leave Mount Vernon every Saturday at 12
m.; arrive at Equality next day by 7 p. m.

No. 2826.-From Ewington to Salem, 40 | R. K. McLaughlin (2829) | 350.

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1840, Mar. 21. Contract

ordered.

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miles and back, once every other week.

1 Alex, D. Hay Leave Ewington every other Thursday at 8 | Bryant Whitfield a. m.: arrive at Salem next day by 10 a. m.

John C. Gillinwaters Leave Salem every other Friday at 12 m.; Wm. Deremiah (receiv. arrive at Ewington next day by 3 p. m.

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No. 2827.-From Grafton, by J. M. Hurd's, Morton M. McCarver.
Jerseyville, and Delaware, to Carlinville, 46 John N. English .
miles and back, once a week.

Parley Silloway (receiv-
Leave Grafton every Friday at 8 a. m.; ar- ed after time.)
rive at Carlinville next day by 10 a. m.

Leave Carlinville every Saturday at 12 m.;
arrive at Grafton next day by 3 p. m.

Too high.
1839, Dec, 20. Accepted

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- | 1839, June 1. Accepted.

No. 2828.-From Griggsville, by Worcester, Morton M. McCarver 10 per mile; equal to $250.
to Kinderhook, 25 miles and back, once a week (2827.)

Leavc Griggsville every Friday at 8 a. m.; Jacob Fowler (2017) - 325.
arrive at Kinderhook same day by 6 p. m. | A. B. Leggett. ||

· · · ·
Leave Kinderhook every Saturday at 8 a. Wm. Watson - . - 364.
m.; arrive at Griggsville same day by 6 p. m.

No. 2829.-From Hillsboro' to Shelbyville, R. R. McLaughlin 520.
45 miles and back, once every other week.

other week. John H. Copeland
Leave Hillsboro' every other Friday at 6 a. Daniel Earp -

250.
m.; arrive at Shelbyville next day by 11 a. m. Wm. McDavid -

250.
Leave Shelbyville every other Saturday at George Burnap -

170
12 m.; arrive at Hillsboro' next day by 6 p. m.

or $275, stages. .
Isaac A. Brooks

.
Leonard Ashton

400.

Israel Seward - 160 . .
No. 2830.-From Henderson, by Richland Morton M. McCarver 8 per mile; equal to $288.
Grove, to Stephenson, 36 miles and back, once (2827.)
in two weeks.

Leave Henderson every other Friday at 5 a.
m.; arrive at Stephenson same day by 7 p. m.

Leave Stephenson every other Saturday at
5 a. m; arrive at Henderson same day by 7
p. m.

No. 2831.–From Iroquois, by Plato and Morton M. McCarver 800 . . . . . Pontiac, to Hennepin, 110 miles and back, (2827.) once in every other week.

| Aaron M. Goodnow(2843) 14 per 100 miles; equal to $800 80.

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Wm. H'Holcomb(2817) | 250 .

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Abstract of bids under advertisement of April 1, 1839—Continued.

Route, distance, service, and schedule, as ad

vertised.

Bidders.

Amounts, according to the terms of advertisement, ex

cept where otherwise stated.

Decision.

ILLINOIS—Continued.
Leave Iroquois every other Monday at 5 a. James Smith .. $900.
m.; arrive at Hennepin next Thursday by 11 | A. B. & J. E. McClure 1,150.
a. m.

James M. Killip (2822) 880.
Leave Hennepin every other Thursday at
12 m.; arrive at Iroquois next Sunday by 7
P. m.

No. 2832.-From Iroquois, by Loraine, John Haney (2819) 925.
Thornton, and Portland, to Chicago, 85 miles Norman Rextord

1,100.
and back, once a week.

John Frink (2798) 675 ...

• 1839, June 1. Accepted.
Leave Iroquois every Monday at 7 a. m.; | Bigsby E. Dodson . | 975; or, $1,600, 3 times a week, stages.
arrive at Chicago next Wednesday by 6 p. m. | Aaron M. Goodnow(2843) 12 50 per 100 miles; equal to $1,105.

Leave Chicago every Thursday at 7 a. m.; | Benj. Butterfield -1 900.
arrive at Iroquois next Saturday by 6 p. m.
No. 2833.–From Jonesboro', by Whitaker's Alexander D. Hay - 350 - - -

• 1840, Feb. 21. Contract
Landing, Mouth of the Muddy, and Breesville,

ordered by Postmaster
to Liberty, 30 miles and back, once a week.

General, from 1st April,
Leave Jonesboro' every Friday at 6 a.m.;

1840.
arrive at Liberty same day by 6 p. m.

Elijah Willard .

600. Leave Liberty every Saturday at 6 a. m.; ) Robert Morrison

377, if 3 days are allowed to schedule. arrive at Jonesboro' same day by 6 p. m. Robert Morrison (2833a)| 7 per mile, to be ascertained by department's circular; 1839, July 9. Accepted.

(received after time.) schedule to be recommended by postmasters on the Annulled from and after route.

1st April, 1840. No. 28330.-From Jonesboro', by Willard's Elijah Willard

2,400. Ferry and Smith's Ferry, to Jackson, Mo., 25 Robert Morrison (2833) 317

Too high,
miles and back, once a week.

Robert Morrison (re 7 per mile, to be ascertained by department's circular; | 1839, July 9. Accepted.
Leave Jonesboro' every Wednesday at 7 a. ceived after time.) schedule to be recommended by postmasters. August 17. Rescind the
m.; arrive at Jackson same day by 6 p. m.

acceptance, the bid havLeave Jackson every Thursday at 7 a. m.;

ing been misunderstood. arrive at Jonesboro' same day by 6 p. m.

Mr. M. asks 452 additional for ferrying.

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