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Gales and Seaton, 1834
 

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Claim of Henry Weist a mail contractor for additional allowance
38
Obstructions to the transmission of the mail from Athens in Georgia to New Orleans
39
Progress of the Post Office Department from March 3 1793 to January 12 1807
40
Revision of the Post Office laws February 22 1810
41
Claim of Samuel Gordon a mail carrier for a disability contracted in discharge of his duty
43
Remonstrance against the delivery of letters papers and packets at the post offices on the Sabbath a me morial of sundry citizens of Philadelphia acco...
44
Condition of the Post Office Department after the incursion of the enemy in 1814
46
Reduction of postage
48
Compensation of postmasters 1816
49
Same 1819
62
Receipts and expenditures from 1816 to 1821 inclusive
90
Compensation to deputies and mail agents effect of steamboats on the revenue of the Post Office
92
Receipts and expenditures for 1821 and 1822
109
Postage on books expense of carrying certain mails
111
Number of distributing offices
113
Extent of post roads and receipts and expenditures for three years May 21 1824
115
Condition of the Post Office Department 1824
118
Post route from New Orleans to Washington
119
Extent of the several mail routes and the expense of transportation January 14 1825
120
Mail route between Baltimore and Philadelphia
136
Condition of the Post Office Department 1825
137
Franking privilege of deputy postmasters
141
Condition of the Post Office Department 1826
144
Transfer of contracts and cost of transporting the mail on certain routes 1827
146
Condition of the Post Office Department 1827
155
Condition of the Post Office Department 1828
183
Defalcation of Barnard Kelley a deputy postmaster occasioned by the burning of his office Dec 7 1830
258
Further credits claimed by William Neusum a defaulting deputy postmaster December 29 1830
259
Additional compensation claimed by George King senior a deputy postmaster January 7 1831
260
Irregularity of the eastern mail February 11 1831
262
Nett amount of postage accruing at each post office for the year ending March 31 1830
267
Claim for making the post road from Mobile to Pascagoula March 1 1831
297
Expenditures for the year ending July 1 1830
298
249
305
262
306
Condition of the Post Office Department November 28 1831
319
Increase of pension of J H Webb a mail carrier who was shot in the Creek nation in 1805 Dec 28 1831
338
William McBride a defaulting deputy postmaster
339
John Trafton a deputy postmaster asks reimbursement of damages and costs incurred in a libel suit Janu ary 25 1832
340
Error in a contractors bond corrected March 8 1832
343
Further credits claimed by William Newsom a defaulting deputy postmaster April 11 1832
344
Accountability of the Post Office Department April 20 1832
345
Additional compensation to postmaster at Jackson Mississippi December 20 1832
353
Credits claimed by William Walker a defaulting deputy postmaster for losses occasioned by fire Jan 7 1833 253
355
to contractors February 21 1833
356
Appendix Report in House of Representatives on sundry petitions and memorials in relation to the trans portation of the mail on Sunday March 1 18...
357
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY 40 Statement of the accounts of the Post Office Department to December 31 ...
359
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Nett amount of postage accruing at each office for the year ending March 31 1827 156
ii
Carriage of the mail in stages or covered wagons 30 Sunday mails January 27 1815
vi
Revision of the Post Office law April 4 1796
vii
Surety of John Garretson a defaulting deputy postmaster 224 84 Sureties of Charles Josslyn a defaulting deputy postmaster 225 85 Increase of the pe...
viii

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Page 260 - Resolved, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an Act entitled ' an Act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 139 - States, to be collected and paid in the legal currency of the United States, or treasury notes, or notes of the bank of the United States...
Page 217 - Resolved, That his excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.
Page 211 - Among all the religious persecutions with which almost every page of modern history is stained, no victim ever suffered but for the violation of what Government denominated the law of God. To prevent a similar train of evils in this country, the constitution has wisely withheld from our Government the power of defining the divine law.
Page 230 - Cataline, a professed patriot, was a traitor to Rome ; Arnold, a professed whig, was a traitor to America; and Judas, a professed disciple, was a traitor to his Divine Master.
Page 229 - Congress acts under a constitution of delegated and limited powers. The committee look in vain to that instrument for a delegation of power authorizing this body to inquire and determine what part of time, or whether any, has been set apart by the Almighty for religious exercises.
Page 149 - ... directly or indirectly, himself, or by any other person in trust for him, or for his use or benefit, or on his account, undertake, execute, hold, or enjoy, in whole or in part, any contract or agreement, made or entered Into in behalf of the United States...
Page 240 - Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing memorial to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Page 229 - Religious zeal enlists the strongest prejudices of the human mind ; and, when misdirected, excites the worst passions of our nature, under the delusive pretext of doing God service. Nothing so infuriates the heart to deeds of rapine and blood, nothing is so incessant in its toils, so persevering in its determination, so appalling in its course, or so dangerous in its consequences.
Page 64 - Whether any, and what provisions are necessary to be adopted, to provide more perfectly for the proper application of the public moneys, and to secure the Government from demands unjust in their character, or extravagant in their amount.

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