Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 104
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404 APPENDIX—To Gales & Section's Register.
^2(1 ST" ( Laws of the United States.
From Columbus, by Hamilton, and tiie Cotton Gin Port, to the Choctaw Agency.
From Augusta, by Leaf River, and Green Court House, to Jackson Court House.
From Woodville to Pinckneyville.
Discontinue all other post roads in said state, except those to the seats of Justice, so soon as the same can be ef-
fected consistently with existing contracts.
From Spring-field to Lewistown.
From Carmi, by Fairfield, to Vandalia.
From New London, on the Mississippi River, by Fayette, to Franklin, on the Missouri river.
From St. Louis, by St. Ferdinand, to St. Charles.
That the Post Road now established, on the south side of the Missouri river, from St. Louis to Boonville, shall
pass by the seat of Justice of the county of Gasconade.
From Dale to Marengo.
From Greenville to Montezuma.
From Montgomery to Coosawda.
Discontinue the Post route from Augusta, by Fort Jackson, to Coosawda.
And that the Postmaster General be authorized, if by him thought expedient, to cause a mail to be transmitted
by water from the city of Mobile to the city of New Orleans.
From Bellefoiite, Jackson county, by Gunter's Landing, to Blountsville.
From Athens, Limestone county, by Eastport, to Florence.
From Hempstead Court Mouse, by Long Prairie, to Natchitoches, Louisiana.
From Little Rock to Monroe, Louisiana.
And that the present route from Clark Court House, to Natchitoches, Louisiana, be discontinued.
Sec. 2. Anil be it further enacted, That all post routes, which, hereafter, within the term of three successive
years, fail to yield one fourth of the expense incident to its establishment, shall be discontinued by the Postmaster
General, unless in cases where it may be necessary as a connection or continuance of a route or routes ; Provided.,
also, That this section shall not be so construed as to deprive the seat of Justice in each County of one mail going
to and from said town.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the mail routes from Morgantown, by Crab Orchard, Kingwood, Arm-
strong's Cross Roads, Martin's Glady Creek, Billsburg, Leedsville, Beverly, Traveller's Repose, Huntersville, and
Frankfort, to Lewisburg: from Hagen's Store to Morganstown : from Lewisburg to Nicholas Court House, to
Kanaway Court House, in Virginia, be, and the same are hereby discontinued.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the Postmaster General may, whenever he deems it expedient, cause
the mail to be transported from St. Charles, in the state of Missouri, to Franklin, in said state, by the seat of Jus-
tice of Callaway and Boone counties, instead of the route now established by law ; and may, also, cause the mail
to be transported from Franklin to Liberty, in Clay county, by the seats of Justice of the counties of Saline, Lil-
lard, and Ray, instead of the route now established by law.
Approved, March 3, 1825.
AjYACT to provide an additional appropriation to complete the I*ublic Roadfrom Pensacola to St. Augustine, in the
Territory of Florida.
Be it enacted, &c. That, for the completion of the Public Road, directed to be opened from Pensacola to St.
Augustine, in the Territory ot Florida, the sum of eight thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriat-
ed, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, March 3, 1825.
AN ACT declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, therein mentioned.
lic it enacted, &c. That the assent of Congress is hereby given and declared to ansact of the General Assembly
of Virginia, entitled " An act incorporating a company for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Appo-
matox river, from Pochahontas Bridge to Broadway passed on the eighth day of December, one thousand eight
hundred and twenty-four.
Approved, March 3, 1825.
AN ACT making further appropriations for the Military Servicefor the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-Jive.
He it enacted, &c. That the following sums be, and the same are hereby appropriated, to wit:
For pay of the Superintendant of Indian Affairs at St. Louis, and the several Indian agents, as allowed by law,
twenty-eight thousand dollars.
For pay of the sub-agents, including the two on the Missouri, as allowed by law, thirteen thousand dollars.
For presents to Indians, as authorized by act of one thousand eight hundred and two, fifteen thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses, ninety-five thousand dollars.
For payment of the amount of the annuity due to the Cherokee nation, under the treaty of twenty-fourth Oc-
tober, one thousand eight hundred and four, which was ratified during the last session of Congress, and for which
no payment or appropriation has heretofore be,en raade, twenty thousand dollars.
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Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841. Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress, book, 1825; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30752/m1/480/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.