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J AWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
P.i&sed at the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh
Congress, which was begun and held at the City of
Washington, in the ZHstrict of Columbia, on
Monday, the second day of December, A. D. 1861,
and aided on Thursday, the 17th day of July,
A. D. 1862.
Abraham Lincoln, President. Hannibal Ham
lin, Vice President, and President of the Sen
ate. Solomon Footb was eleeted President
of the Senate, pro tempore, on the eightenth,
day of July, and continued so to act until the
close of the session. Galusua A. Uuow,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
An Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act mak
ing Appropriations for the Service of the Post
Office Department during the fiscal Tear ending
the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and
sixty-three," approved April seventeenth, eigh
teen hundred and sixty-two.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Honse of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled. That the provision ot the
first section of the act entitled " An act making
appropriations for the service of the Post Office
Department during the fiscal year ending the
thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty
three," approved April seventeenth, eighteen
hundred and sixty-two, which appropriates the
sum of eight thousand eight hundred dollars " for
compensation of twenty-tive additional clerks in
the Vo6t Office Department, authorized by the
A.-t to promote the efficiency of the dead letter
office,' approved January twenty-tirst, eighteen
huudred and sixty-two, from the date of their ap
E ointment to the thirtieth of June, eighteen
undred and sjxty-two," be and the same is here
by so amended, that the said sum of eight thous
and eight hundred dollars shall be payable out of
the appropriatiou made out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply
deficiencies in the revenue of the Post Office De
partment for the year ending the thirtieth of
June, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, contained
in the third section of the act entitled " An act
making appropriations lor the service of the Post
Office "Department during the fiscal year ending
the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty
two," approved March second, eighteen hundred
Approved, May 26, J862.
An Act to reduce the Expenses of the Survey and
Sale of the Public Lands in the United Staes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That contracts for the sur
vey of the public lands shall not become binding
upon the United Slates until approved by the
Commissioner of the General Land Office, except
in such cas.ee jjs said Commissioner shall otherwise
Sec. a. And be it further enacted. That the
printed manual of instructions relating to the
public surveys, prepared at tlie (icneml Luna
Office, and bearing date February twenty-seeond,
eigbteen hundred and titty-live, tlie instructions
of the Commissioner of the General Land Office,
and the special instructions of the surveyor gen
eral, when not in conflict with said printed man
ual, or the instructions of said Commissioner,
shall be taken and deemed to be a part of every
contract for surveying the public lands of the '
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Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
Commissioner of the General Laud Office shall
have power, and it shall be his duty, to fix the
prices per mile for public surveys, which shall in
no case exceed the maximum established by law ;
and that, under instructions to be prepared by
said Commissioner, an accurate account shall bo
kept by each surveyor gcnerel of the cost of sur
ve3'ing and platting private land claims, to be re
ported to the General Land Office, with the map
of such claim, and that patents shidl not ise
for any such private claim until the eost ot survey
and plaiting sball have been paid into the Treas
ury of the United fixates by the claimant.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That from
and after the first day ot July next, and upon the
recommendation of the Commissioner of the Gen
eral Land Office, approved by the Sueretary of the
Interior, the President may order that the Terri
tories of Utah and Colors.. o shall constitute one
surveying district, the duties of surveyor general
in said district to be performed by the survevor
general of Colorado ; and the surveying district
oi iNevaua snail oe united Io Mint ot lUuitonua,
the duties of the surveyor general of the lormer
to be transferred to the surveyor general of Cali
fornia ; and the transfer of the cfleets and archives
of the offices to be made under the instructions
of the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That upon
the recommendation of the Commissioner of the
General Land Office, approved by the Secretary
of the Interior, the President may order the dis
continuance of any land office, and the transfer of
its business and archives to any other land office
within the same State or Territory.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted. That from and
after the first day of buly next the compensation
of registers and receivers in all the land offices in
the United States shall be an annual salary ol
five hundred dollars to each, with the fees and
commissions now prescribed by law, and to be
paid by claimants, an additional tee in donation
cases of five dollars for each final certificate for
one hundred and sixty acres, ten dollars for three
hundred and twenty acres, and fifteeu dollars for
six hundred and forty acres ; to be .accounted for
in the same mar ni r as fees and commissions in
warrant and pre-emption locations, with limita
tions as to maximum of salary prescribed by ex
isting laws, and in accordance with such instruc
tions as snail be given by the (Jomnu&sioncr of
the General Land Office.
dec. i. Ana De it lurtner enacted. That m re
gard to settlements which by existing laws are
authorized in certain States and Territories upon
unsurvey lands, whieh privilege is hereby exten
ded to California, the pre-emption claimant shall
be, and is hereby, in all cases, required, from and
after the first day of September, eighteen hundred
and sixty-two, to file his declaratory statement
within tliree months from the date of the receipt
at the district land office of the approved plat of
tlie townsnip embracing such pre-emption settle
ment : Provided, The provisions of this section
shall not be held to authorize pre-emption And
settlement of mineral lands, which are hereby
exempted from the provisions of this act.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. That from
and after the first day of July next, and nntif
otnerwise oraerea by tne rresiaent, tne duties ot
the register and receiver ol New Mexico shall be
transferred to and devolve upon the surveyor
general of that Territory, and it shall and may be
lawful for the President, in lik manner, to-trnns-ler
the duties of register and receiver in any dis
trict to the surveyor general where the public in
terest may require such transfer.
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted. That from
and after the first day of July next the salary of
the surveyor general of California shall not ex
ceed three thousand dollars per annum, and the
salaries of the surveyor general of Oregon and
Washington sball not exceed two thousand five
hundred dollars each per annum, and should the
surveying districts of Utah and Nevada be here
after established by order of the President', each
as an independent district, the salaries of the sur
veyor general shall not exceed thiee thousand
dollars each for said districts.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That when
the settlers in any township or townships, not
mineral or reserved by Government, shall desire
a survey made of the same, nnder the authority
of the surveyor general of the United States, and
shall file an application therefor in writing, and
deposit in a proper United States depository, to
the credit of the United States, a sum sufficient
to pay for such survey, together with all expenses
incident thereto, without cost or claim for in
demnity on the United States, it shall and may
be lawful for said surveyor general, under such
instructions as may be given him by the Commis
sioner of the General Land Office, and in accord
ance with existing laws and instructions, to sur
vey such township or townships, and make return
thereof to the general and proper local land
office: Provided, The townships so proposed to
be surveyed are within the range of the regular
progress of the public surveys embraced by exist
ing standard lines or bases tor the township and
Approved, May 30, 1862. ;
. Chap XC.
An Act for the Survey of Grants or CUiniB of
Land.' . '-;. : , .,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Ee-
pri sentatlves ot the United state of America in
Congress assembled, That all claims or grants of
land in any ot the States or Territories of the
United States, derived from any foreign country
or Government, shall be surveyed under the di
rection oi the proper officers of the Government
of the United States upon the application ol the
parties claiming or owning the same, and at their
expense, which shall he paid or secured to the
satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior before
the work shall be performed ; but nothing in the
law requiring the executive officers to survey land
claimed or granted nnder any laws of the United
States shall be construed either to authorize such
officers to pass upon the validity of the titles
granted by or nnder sneh laws, or to give any
greater effect to the surveys made by them than
to make such surveys prima facie evidence of the
true location of the land claimed or granted, nor
shall any snch grant be deemed incomplete for
the want of a survey or patent when the land
granted may be ascertained without a survey or
Approved, June 2, 1862.
An Act to allow the State of California an addi
tional Representative in the thirty-seventh
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
pressntatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That as the census has ne
ver been reliably taken in the State of Californi t
until the year eighteen hundred and sixty, and
as it appears that the said State had sufficient po
pulation to entitle her to three representatives in
the thirty-seventh Congress, and as three repre
sentatives have been duly elected to the thirty-
seventh Congress under the supposition that the
said State was entitled to the same, as appears
by the certificate of the Governor thereof, and as
direct taxes have been apportioned to and paid
by said State under the census of eighteen hun
dred and sixty, theiefore the said State shall be
allowed three representatives in the thirty-seventh
Cougress, and for that purpose the whole
number of representatives is hereby increased
one, until the beginning ol the thirty-eight Con
gress. Approved, June 2, 1862.
An Act abolishing certain Collection Districts
and reducing Compensation of Officers of Cus
toms in California.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United Slates of America in
Congress assembled, Tl at the collection dis
tricts of Monterey, San Diego, Sacramento, So
noma, San Joaquin, and San Pedro, heretofore
established by law, are hereby abolished, and the
same attached to the collection district of San
Francisco ; and there shall be appointed, in the
usual manner, an inspector at each of the follow
ing places: Monterey, San Diego, Sacramento,
Benieia, Stockton, San Pedro; and the salary of
each of the said inspectors shall be one thousand
dollars per annum.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That from
and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred
and sixty-two, the annual compensation of the
collector of the customs for the district of San
Francisco shall be six thousand dollars; of the
naval officer, four thousand five hundred dollars;
of the survej-or, four thousand dollars; ol the
principal appraisers, twenty-five hundred dollars
each; and of the assistant appraisers, two
twousand dollars each; and the office of an addi
tional appraiser general to be employed on the
Pacific coast, created by the act of Congress enti
tled "An act making appropriations for the civil
and diplomatic expense of the Government for
the year ending the thirtieth of Juue, eighteen
hundred und fifty-four," approved March third,
eighteen hundred and fifty three, be and the same
is hereby abolished.
Approved, June 2, 1862.
An Act to prevent and punish Fraud on the Part
of Officers intrusted with making of Contracts
for the Government.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled. That it shall be the duty of
the Secretary ot War, ol the Secretary of the
Navy, and of the Secretary of the Interior, imme
diately after the passage of this act, to cansc and
require every contract made by them, severally,
on behalf of the Government, or by their officers
under them appointed to make such contracts, to
be rcdnccd to writing, and signed by the con
tracting parties with their names at the end there
of, a copy of which shall be filed by the officer
making and signing the said contract i'l the " Re
turns Office" of the Department of the Interior
(hereinafter established for that purpose) as soon
after the contract is made aa possible, and within
thirty days, together with all bids, offers, and
proposals to him made by persons to obtain the
same, as also a copy of any advertisement he may
have published inviting bids, offers or proposals
for the same ; all the said copies and papers in re
lation to each contract to be attached together
by a ribon and seal, and numbered in regular or
der numerically, according to the number of pa
pers composing the whole return.
Sec. 2. And tie it further enacted, That it shall
be the further duty of the said officer, before
making his return, according to the first section
of this act, to affix to the same his affidavit in the
follou ing form, sworn to before some magistrate
having authority to administer oaths: "I do
olemnly swear (or affirm) that the copy of con
tract hereto annexed is an exact copy of a con
tract made b3" me personally with ; that I
made the same fairly without any benefit or ad
vantage to myself, or allowing any such benefit
or advantage corruptly to the said , or any
Lber person; and that the papers accompanying
include all those relating to the said contract, as
required by the statute in such case made and
rovided." And any officer convicted of falsely
or eorruptl3' swearing to such affidavit, shall be
subject to all the pains and penalties now by law
inflicted for wilful and corrupt perjury.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That any offi
cer making contracts, as aforesaid, and failing or
neglecting to make returns of the same, accord
ing to the provisions of this act, unless from un
avoidable accident and not witbin his control,
shall be deemed, in every ease of such failure or
neglect, to be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on
-conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of
not less than one hundred dollars, nor more than
iive hundred dollars, and be imprisoned for not
more than six months, at the discretion of the
ourt trying the same.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That it shall
Im the duty of the Secretary of the Interior, im
mediately after the passage of this act, to provide
at and proper apartment in his Department, to
Recalled the "Returns Office," within which to
iifci the returns required by thin act to be filed,
ami to appoint a clerk to attend to the same, who
sit&U be entitled to an annual salary of twelve
li mid red dollars, and whose duty it shall be to file
aUl returns made to said office, so that the same
may be of easy access, filing all returns made by
the same officer in the same place, and numbering
tbein as they are made in numerical order. He
shall also provide and keep an index book, with
the names ot the contracting parties, and the
jumaber of each and every contract opposite to
the said names; and he shall submit the said in
dex book and returns to any person desiring to
inspect the same ; and he shall also furnish copies
of said returns to any person paying for said cop
ies to said clerk, at the rate ot five cents for every
one hundred words, to which said copies certifi
cates shall be appended in every case by the clerk
making the same, attesting their correctness, and
that each copy so certified is a full and complete
copy of said return ; which return, so certified
under the seal ot the Department, shall be evi
dence in all prosecutions under this act.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That it sball
be the duty of the Secretarv of War, of the 3ec
retary of the Navy, and of the Secretary of the
Interior, immediately after the passage of this
act, to furnish each and every officer severally ap
pointed by them with authority to make contracts
on behalf of the Government, with a printed let
ter of instructions, setting forth the duties of
ouch officer under this aci, and also to furnish
therewith forms, printed in blank, of contracts to
tie made, and the affidavit of returns required to
tie affixed thereto, so that all the instruments may
be as nearly uniform as possible.
Approved, June 2, 1862.
An Act to establish a Land Office in Colorado
Territory, and for other Purposes.
' Be it enacted by the Senate' and House of
Representatives of the United States of America
in Congress assembled. That all the lands belong
ing to the United States to which the Indian title
has been or shall be extinguished shall be subject
to the operations of the pre-emption act of the
fourth of September, eigbteen hundred and forty
one, and nnder the conditions, restrictions, and
stipulations therein mentioned: Provided, how
ever, That when unsurveyed lands are claimed
by pre-emption, notice of the specific tracts
claimed shall be filed within six months after the
survey has been made in the field ; and on failure
to file such notice, or to pay for the tract claimed
within twelve mouths from the filing of such
notice, the parties claiming such lands shall for
feit all right thereto, provided said notices may
be filed with the Surveyor General, and to be noted
by him on the township plats, until other ar
rangements have been made by law for that pur
pose. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted,. That the
public lands within the Territory of Colorado to
which the Indian title is or shall be extinguished
shall constitute a new land district, to be called
the Colorado district ; and the President is hereby
authorized to appoint, by and with the advLcand
consent of the Senate, a register and receiver of
public moneys for said district, who shall be re
quired to reside at the place at which said office
shall be located, and they 6hall have the same
powers, perform the same duties, and be entitled
to the same compensation as arc or may be pre
scribed by law in relation to land offices of the
United States in the State of Kansas.
Sec. 8. And be it tnrther enacted, That an act
entitled "An act to graduate and reduce the
price of the public lands to actual settlers and
cultivators," be and the same is hereby repealed.
Approved, June 2, 1862.
An Act to establish certain Post-Rontes, and for
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That the following be estab
lished as post roads :
From San Jnan to New Idria.
From San Diego, via Santa Isabel, to Buena
From San Diego, via San Luis Rey, San Juan
Capistrano, and Anaheim, to the city of Los An-
From Chico to Humbug Valley.
From Qulncy to Richmond.
From Cuison, Nevada Territory, to Aurora,
From Lancha Plana, via Poverty Bar, Jenny
Lind, Brushville, Salt Spring Valley, Copperopolis
aua oeuersonviue, to sonora.
From New Milford to Washington.
From Valparaiso, via Tassinong and Garris
Bridge, to Rensselaer.
From Livonia, via Claysville, to Campbellsburg.
From Columbus, via Bethany, New Bellsville,
and Christiansburg, to Houston.
From Rensselaer, via Meadville and Brook, to
From Kendallville, via Rome and Wolcottville,
to La Grange Centre.
From Outlet, Indiana, via West Creek, Sher
bnrnville, and Yellow Head, to Momcnce, Illinois.
From Madison, via Middle Fork, Big Creek,
Churchill's Mill, and Benvillc, to Butlerville.
From Mount Carmel, Indiana, to Harrison,
From New Point, via Rossburg and Saint Mau
rice, to Clarksburg.
From Madison, via North Maddison, Middle
Fork, Big Creek, Churchill's Jills, and Benville,
From Annapolis, via Wright's Jills, Sylvania,
Harveysburg, and Van Dorn's Jlfills, to Coving
ton. From Paris, via Lancaster, to Dupont.
From Clinton, via Jones, Indiana, to Logan,
From Cloverdale to Spencer.
From Wabash, via Jiles and Jfount Vernon, to
From Bremen, via Hepton and Jlfilltown, to
From Clark's Hill, via Jefferson, to Frankfort.
From Attica, via Rob Coy, Coal Creek, Steam
Corner, Harrisburg, Wright's Jills, and Sylvania,
From Kokomo, via Stanton and Ervin, to Pop
From Catlin to Chilieothc.
From Yellow Head, Illinois, to Hanover, Indi
ana. From Bloomington to Brook's Grove.
From Bloomington, via Cheney's Grove, Bax
ton, aud Blue Grass, to Danville.
From Freaericksville, via Centre, Newberry
town, and Jasper, to Ripley.
From Bath to Summum
From Clifton, via L'Evable and Jartinton, to
From Rock City, via Rock Grove, Josephine,
and Shueyville, to Jonroe.
From Carroltou to New Bedford.
From Jound J unction to Abund City.
From Cambridge, via Lynn, to Centre Ridge.
From Elmore, via West Jersey, to Jordan.
From Columbus, via Bethany, to Liberty.
From 3okina, via Hadlcy, to Gooding's Green.
From Belleville, via Jfillstndt, to Columbia
From Suiithton, via Floraville, to Waterloo.
From Jarissa to Coultersville.
From Pinckneyville to Duquoin.
From Hlinoistown, via Coulterville Station, to
From Floraville to Hecker.
From Greenville, via Cottonwood Grove, Plea
sant Prairie, and Walshville. to Litchfield.
From Tamana, via Acton and Spring Garden,
to Jtfbore's Prairie.
From Claremont, via Stringtown, Cbanncey,
and Hardinsville, to Robinson.
From Toulon, via Elmira, Gsceola, and Nepon
set, to Sheffield.
From Salem to JcLeansboro. a
From Waterloo, via Buckingham, Crystal,
Spring Creek, and Green fountain, to Jlfarshall
town. From Decorah, via Burr Oak Springs and Spill
ville, to Fort Atkinson.
From Ida, via Correctionville, to 8ioux City.
From Council Blufls.via Crescent City, Fair
view, Harris Grove, Jeddo City, Twelve-Jfile
Grove, Olmstead, and Jantano, to Denison.
From Waukon, via Rossville, Yolney, and
Council Hill, to JcGregor.
From Fort Dodge, via Leesburgaad intermedi
ate county scats, to Sioux City.
From Fort Dodge, along the west bank of Des
itbines River, via county 6eat of Palo Alto eonn
ty, to Spirit Lake.
From Eddy ville, via Centreville, wydon,. Lone
Abunt, Bedford, Clarinda,and Sidney, to Nebras
From JlfcGregor to Garnaville.
From Des Afomes City, viaAdel, Fanora, Guth
rie Centre, Bear Grove, Escurce, Buck Creek,
Newton, and Keg Creek, to Council Bluffs.
From Corydon to Osceola.
From the City of AfcGregor, via Elkader and
Volga City, to Strawberry Point.
From Dodgeville, via Jforning Sun,. Virginia
Grove, and Cairo, to Columbus City..
From Independence, via Brandon to Vinton.
From Clayton to AfcGregor.
From Atranto, via Stacy ville and; Wentwrrth,.
From Charles City, via RockfonL. Afason City,
Cbapin, Goldfield, and Eagle Grove,, to Fort
From Glenwood, Iowa, to. N.ehraskaiCity, Ne
From Waverly to Shell Rock.
From Dalroanutha to Gnthrts Centre..
From Hook's Point to Webster, City.
From Brooklyn to Askalusa.
From Cedar Falls to New. Hampton.
From Des Abines to Aagnolia. j
From Des Afoines, Iowa,, to; Saint Joseph,,'
From Eddyville, Iowa to, Nebraska City, Ne
From Eddyville to Des-Afoines.
From Waukon, via French Creek, Union City,.
Winnebago, and Crooked. Creek, to Brovnsville,
From Topeka, via Auburn, Burlingame, Supe
rior, Key West, Ottumwa, Burlington, Leroy,
Deocha Falls, Geneva and Iola, to Humboldt.
From Topeka, via Amission Creek, to Council
From Iowa Point to White Cloud..
From White Cloud via Hiawatha and Sabetha,
From Lawrence via Willow Springs, to the
Sac and Fok Agency..
From Emporia via Eagle Creek, .Vadison Cen
tre, Willow Creeks and Wolf Creek, to Eureka..
From Seneca, via,Centralla, Nottingham, Bar
rett's Afill, and Irving, to Afauhattan. ,
From Junction. City, via Gatesville, to Washf.
ington, WasUngton- epnoty..
- From Winchester via! Bponsboro', and Foxtown,
to Richmond. '
Vrom Lascaefcer. to.Buqkeye. ;
Trom Mousat,Pteasaut to Crank's Creek..
1 Trom BryatttaylU.e. to ljarrodahurg, " -j'
From Greensburg, via James Whitlocks, on
Greasy Creek, to Edmonton.
From Lancaster to Crab Orchard.
From Saint Nicholas to Broad Creek Neck.
From Qaeenston, via Wye Mills aud HUlsboro'
From Beckleysville, via Grave Run Mills, to
From Skowhegan to Athens.
From New Sharon to Farmlrgton.
From Jones port, via Addison Point, to Colum
From Muskegan, via Mead's and Pent Water,
From Bebee's Station, via Memphis, Baker's
Corners,. West Berlin, and Capac, to Merrillvilie.
Lrom Mount Clemens, via Waterbury, Macomb,
Brookline, and Armada Corners, to Romeo.
From Avery, on Michigan Cent ral railroad, via
Troy, to- Laketon.
From. Coopersville, via Lamont, to Eastman
ville. From Nankin, via Perrinsville and Wallace, to
From Grand Rapids, through the township of
Wyoming,. Byron, Dorr, and Salem, to AUenan.
From New Bufialo, via Laketon, to St Joseph's.
From Newaygo, via Fremont, Pewoma, Green
wood, Otto, Hart, and Were, to Pent Water.
From Hillsdale, via North Adams, Moscow,
Baldwin Mills, and Somerset, to Jackson.
From Stnrgis, via Centreville, Mendon, and
Brady, to Kalamazoo.
FromLeonidas, via Sherwood, Dry Prairie, Pine
Creek, and Leroy, to Battle Creek.
From Romeo, via Armada, to Bebee's Station.
From Saint John's, via Keystone, Pompeii, and
Ithaca, to Saint Louis.
From Port Austin, via Pinepog, Pigeon River,
and Wild Fowl Bay. to Sibbewaing;
From Hillsdale, via Cambria, WestWoodbridge
Morgansville, West Bridgewater, Lambertson
Corners, and West Buffalo, to Bryan.
From Manistee, via Rush Lake, Portage, Plant
ingGround, Bar Lake, Herring Creek, Frankport,
Point Betsey, North Unity, and Leland, to North
From Ontonagon, Michigan, via Bayfield, Wis
consin, and La Point, to Superior, Wisconsin,
during the opening of navigation.
From Shawoma, Wisconsin, via Stations one,
two, three, and four, to KewenawBay, Michigan.
From Station four to Marquette.
From Station four to National, (Minnesota
From Rochester, via Empire Prairie, Douglass,
Island City, Mount Pleasant, and Hugginsville, to
From Smithton, Missouri, to Mount Air, Iowa.
From Hermann, via Smith's Prairie, Douglass
Prairie, and Samuel Smith's, to Rolla.
Front Cameron, via Plattsburg and Liberty, to
From Leavenworth to Farley.
From Vienna to Rolls.
From Garden City, via Gray's, Fairmount, and
Tuttle's, to Spirit Lake.
From Leavenworth, Minnesotta, to LakeShetac
and Sioux Falls, to Sioux City, Iowa.
From Mankato, Minnesota, via Leavenworth,
Brown's Crossings, Lake Sbettek, and Brula
Crossings, to Vermillion, Dakota Territory.
From La Crescent, via Troy, Chatfield, Frank
ford, Grand Meadow, MoArer-City, Lansing, Aus
tin, and Albert Lea, to Winnebago City.
From Wirona, via Minnesota City, Elba, and
"Quincy, to Rochester.
From Owatanna, via Wilson, Saint Mary's, and
Windebago Agency, to Mankato.
From Lake City, via Rochester, High Forest,
Root River, Mower City, and Lansing, to Austin.
From La Crosse, Wisconsin, via Brownsville,
Sheldon, Dedham, Preston, Carimono, Forestville
Spring Valley, Grand Meadow, Mower City,
Lansing, Frankfort, Austin, Sumner, Albert Lea,
Freeburn, Walnut Lake, and Winnebago City, to
From Torah, via Lake George and Grove Lake,
From Detroit, Michigan, to Dunleith, Minne
sota, (by steamer.)
From Cook's Valley, via Watkins Mills and
Lathrop's Store, to Rochester.
From St. Paul, via West St. Paul, Eagartown,
Rose Mount, Lakeville, Christiana, Hazlewood,
Shieldsville, Kilkenny, Cordova, Cleveland, Ka
6ota, to Mankato.
From St. Paul, via Fort Snelling, Eden Prairie,
and Chaska, to Carver.
From Watertown, via Winstead, Lake Byron,
Lake Jenny, and Greenleaf, to Kandiyohi.
From Green Lake, via Norway L&Ke, to Lon
burg. (To be continued.)
W. H. II. Tucker. R. S. Toceke. T. McGeb.
W. H & R. S. TUCKER & CO.
NEW FALL AND WINTER
STOCK OF STAPLE AND FANCY
Hats, Shoes Notions, &c, &c.
WE ARE NOW RECEIVING A LARGE
and varied Stock of all kinds of
LADIES DRESS GOODS,
Bleached Domestics, Unbleached do., 6-4, 8-4
and 10-4 Sheeting, Cambrics and Linens, Balmo
ral Skirts, Hosiery,
New Style Hats,
Hair Work, Bonnets, Jet Ornaments, Gloves,
Trimming, Ribbons, Streamer Ribbons, Sash
Ribbons, Black and Colored Belts, Dresa
Buttons, Belt Buckles, Bugle Trim
mings, Velvet Trimmings, Crape
Trimmings, Linen Damasks,
Towels, Linen Diaper,
Cotton Diaper, Blankets, Sacque and
Opera Flannels, White English
and Welch do., Carpeting,
Velvet Rugs, Table Covers, and a large Stock of
Shoes and Gaiters ; in fact, every article usu
ally kept in a No. 1 Dry Goods Store.
Hats ! Hats I I Hats ! I J
Shoes ! Shoes X t Shoes I t I
Cravats, Collars and Handkerchiefs.
Our stock will be kept np, as one of our firm
is alwajs in the market, and buys GOOD GOODS
LOW, and we seU them CHEAP.
W. II. 6c R. S. Tucker Sc. Co.
We are preparing to sell to country merchants
at a 8MALL advance, or we will buy stocks of
goods of any description on commission.
W. H. & R. S. TUCKER A CO.
Raleigh, Sept. 13, 1806. 7ft lm
J. E. CONDICT & Co.,
Condict, Jennings & Go.,
SADDLERY, HARNESS, LEATHER,
c, c, c,
Nos. 55 & 57, White St., New York.
JENNINGS, THOMLINSON & CO.
april 21 15 6m. Charleston, S. C.
HOES I SHOES ! t SHOES III
THAT LARGE STOCK OF SHOES lately
advertised, has come, consisting of
The Largest lot ever brought to this City.
Onr Col. TtCKER remains in the Nothem
Markets and keeps himself well posted as to qual
ity and prices of goons.
Give as a call. We can and will sell jot
W. H. & BaroCKEaf CO.
Railroads, Steamboats, &c.
QHANGE OF SCHEDULE,
Raleigh & Gaston Railkoad Co.,
LD CO., )
li, 1866. )
ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER
23rd, 1866, Trains on the Raleigh and Gaston Rail
road will run as touows :
Mail train h aves Raleigh, 7.45 a. m.
Arrives at Weldon, LOO p. in.
Mail train leaves Weldon at 11.00 a. m.
Arrives at Raleigh, 4.45 p. m.
Freight train leaves Raleigh at 5.00 a. m.
Arrives at Weidon, 4.80 p. m.
Freight train leaves Weldon at 4.00 a. m.
Arrives at Raleigh ' 4.00 p. m.
Mail trains connect. North and South, with N.
C. Railroad, P. & W. Railroad, and S. & R. Rail
83 tf. W. G. LEWIS, Gen. 8up't.
Change of Time.
ON AND AFTER SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER
23d, 1866, trains will run as follows :
Mail. Accom. Tr.
Leave Charlotte 9.40 P. M... 4.30 A. M.
" Salisbury, 12.01P.M.. 8.40 "
" Greensboro, . . . 2.50 A M. 1.00 "
" Raleigh, 8.00 " 9.00 P.M.
Arrive Goldsboro', .. . . 10.45 " 1.00 A M.
Mail. Accom. Tr.
Leave Goldsboro',.... 1.50 P. M... 1.30 A M.
Kaleigti, o.oo " .... o.zo
" Greensboro, ... 9.55 " .... 2.20 P.M.
" Salisbury, 12.52 A.M... 6.50 "
Arrive Charlotte 8.10 " 10.50 P. M.
Mail train runs dailv. Accommodation train
does not run on Sunday. Mail connects with C.
& 8. C. Railroad for thf South, and with R. & D.
Railroad and with R. & G. R. R. for the North.
Also with the W. & W. and the A & N. C. Rail
roads. E. WILKES, Eng. S Sup't.
Sept. 25, 1866. 81 tf
RALEIGH & GASTON RAIL ROAD
Sdpekiktendent's Office, )
Raleigh, N. C, Aug. 23rd. 1866. f
THE attention of shippers is called to the
Great Through Freight Air Line,
which is now in full and successful opertion from
New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimoreto
Columbia, S. C, via S. & R. R. R., R. & G. R. R.,
N. C. R. R., and C. & S. C. R. R., carrying freights
Worth and South with greater oispatcn ana lower
rates than any other route.
Attention is particularly called to advertisement
of C. B. Allen, freight agent of this road.
w. t. Lfiwia, i-ien. oupt.
R. & G. R. R. CO.
Aug. 25th 1866. 68 tf.
PACIFIC MAIL STEAMSHIP COMPACT'S
THROUGH LINE TO CALIFORNIA,
TOUCHING AT MEXICAN POBTS,
And Carrying the United States Mail.
THROUGH IN TWENTY-TWO DAYS.
Steamships on ths
Connecting on the Pa
cific with the
&c, &c, &c.
One of the above Large and Splendid
Steamships will leave Pier No. 42, North
River, foot of Canal Street, at 12 o'clock, noon,
on the 1st, 11th and 21st of every month,
(except when those dates fall on Sunday, and
then on the preceding Saturday,) for Aspiawall,
connecting, via Panama Railway, with one ef the
Company's Steamships from Panama for San
Francisco, touching at Acapulco.
Departures of 1st and 21st connect at Panama
witn steamers ior ooutn iracinc ana ibui
American Ports. Those of the 1st touch at
A discount of one quarter from steamers rates
allowed to second cabin and steerage passengers
with families. Also, an allowance of one qnartev
on through rates to clergymen and their families,
and school-teachers. Soldiers having honorable
One hundred pounds baggage allowed to each
adult. Baggage-masters accompany the baggage
through, and attend to ladies and children with
out male protectors. Baggage received on the
dock the day before sailing, from steamboats,
railroads, and passengers who prefer to send
An experienced Surgeon on board. Medicine
and attendance free.
For Passage Tickets, or further information,
apply at the Company's Ticket office, on the
Wharf, foot of Canal 8treet, North River, N. Y.
S. K. HOLMAN, Agent.
July 7, 1866. 47 3m.
I AM CONSTANTLY NEGOTIATING
sales of and Mortgages upon Southern
A large amount of
Is now seeking opportunity for
I AM EMPOWERED TO PURCHASE
40,000 ACRES OF COTTON
LANDS IN THE GULF
PLANTERS AND OTHERS,
wishing to sell, mortgage, or take partners in
working their lands, are invited, to apply to
me at once.
D. J. M. A. JEWETT, -
46 Washington, Street,
A. F. Devbbeux & Co.,
Edmund Rice, Esq.,
William L. Palmer, Esq.,
Capt. J. B. Gbeqobt,
Gen. William A. Olmstead,
Troy, N. Y.
Dudley C. Chahnell, Esq.,
Charles C. Fillet,
tST CHARGES MODERATE.
All Letters most enclose a 8 tamp.
July 14, 1866. - - " 60 tw-6m
REMEMBER THAT W. H. & B. 8. TUCK
ER A CO., will sell GOOD GOODS at mod
erate rates for the Cash. - M
Aug. 25,-1866. 6Sh-tt
10 CASES PURE FRENCH BRANDY, a
30 gallons Southampton Brandy. - - j -i'l
June 2 tf. B. P. WILLIAMSON A CQ. 1
TXCHANGE OF W. C. BONDS
STATE OF N. C, TREA8DKT D"SP"T.,
Raxkigb, June 27, .1866.
Under the authority of an ordinance of the
Convention, ratified June 16th, 1866, sealed pro
posals will be received by the undersigned net I
the first day of November, 3866, for the exchang
of the principal of any bonds issued by the State,
prior to the 20th May, 1861, for certiueatea ot
stock and other interests held by the State in
various corporations. The principal of tbewr
Stocks in the following Companies :
North-Carolina Railroad Company, . 3,00o,000
Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Company, 9 682,609 '
Atlantic & N. C. Railroad Company, l,066,00O
Western N. C. Railroad Company, . $1,418,000
Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal Co., $ 350,000
2nd. Bonds, secured by mortgages on the en
tire property of the lollowing corporations :
Wilmington, Charlotte & Rutherford
Railroad Company, ' $2,000,000
Western Coalfield Railroad Company, t 600,000
Atlantic & North-Carolina R. R. Co., $181,164 88
The interest acquired by the purchaser of tne
stock of any corporation will not be greater than
that of the holders of the like amount of the gen
eral stock of the same corporation. :
The stocks belonging to the Literary Fund, e.
e. the stock in the Wilmington & Weldon, and
Wilmington & Manchester Railroad Companies,
and in various banks, are not included In tjiia
Bids at less than the par valne of the stock or
other interests will not be entertained. Any
premium realized will be applied in payment of
past due coupons of the bonds delivered' in ex
change. Copies of the law authorizingthe exchange and
more detailed lists of the stocks, &c, will be for
warded by the undersigned to applicants.
It is made my duty to accept those terms
deemed most advantageous to the State, and the-
option of rejecting any or all bids is reserved
KEMP "P. BATTLE,
June 30 45-wts Public Treasurer.
MR. L. H. KELLOGG HAVING RETIRED"
from our firm, ti e business will hereafter be con
ducted in the name of EDWARD WHEELER
& CO. We hereby tender our thanks to the iti
aens of Raleigh and vicinity forpast patronage.
KELLOGG, WHEELER & CO-
RESS GOODS, CALICOES, &C.
WE HAVE JUST OPENED AN ENTIRE
new Btock, embracing Grenadines, Muslins, Ging
hams, fec. Also, 3,000 yards Calicoes, of the la--test
styles, all of which we will sell cheap. : Call' -early
and secure bargains. .
may 22 28 tf. EDWARD WHEELER & CO
JR ANSON & FARRAR
HAVE REMOVED TO THE NORTH-CAROLINA
Book Store, the old and popular Book
stand so long kept by Mr. H. D. Turner,-No 1
Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, on the Corner near
the State House. -
Mr. H. D. Turner, who, for thirty-three years
past, has been a large publisher and bookseller,
now retires from active business, leaving his
entire stock in onr hands. 'i
The stock consists of an extensive selection or
English and American Law Books, besides a great
variety of School and Miscellaneous Books. Mr.
H. D. Coley, so long Mr. Turner's representative,
will still be found at the old stand.
With this- valuable addition to onr former ex
tensive stock, we hope very greatly to enlarge
onr usefulness to the trade. We will use onr
best efforts to secure the continued good will of
our old customers, and those of the North-Carolina
Book Store. '
June 14 tf BRANSON & FARRAB-
W. W. WEST, . '
MUSIC, BOOKS, STATIONERY,
Raleigh. N. C.
July 24, 1866. 54 tf
TNSURANCE AGAINST FIRE, :
AND THE PERILS OF INLAND TRANS
portation. UNDERWRITER'S AGENCY,
Composed of the Oertnania, Hanover, Mapi
and JiepuUic Fire Insurance Companies, New
York. Canital over $3,000,000.
JOHN G. WILLIAMS, & CO.,
oet 6 tf 10 Agents.
Watson's Photograph Gallegr,
RALEIGH, N. O.
PRICES LOWER THAN EVER.
The Sunbeam Art I-preving.
f REAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICE8 OF
VX Ambrotypes, Ferreotypes and the larger
size Photographs. Porcelian pictures made with
all the beauty of an ivory painting. Photographs
of all sizes and styles, plain or colored to nature.
Persons wishing work in my line are invited to
call and examine specimens and be convinced
that there is no use going beyond Raleigh on ac
count of prices or quality of work. -
Aug. 28, 1866 28 ly. J. W. WATSON.
OR SALE OR RENT.
I DESIRE TO SELL THE FOLLOWING
valuable city property : - .- . . . i.
The John Hntchins house in the Eastern
Ward, and lot upon which it is situate; and eight
other smaller houses and lots, being sdmUabls
residences for mechanics, or ethers.
-1 propose to sell, and will give from one to
three years' time. -u
Or I will rent any ot the above-mentioned
property. Three of the houses are acaafc4-th&;
Hutchins house and two others.-
JOHN P. H. BUSS.
' .'- Balelgh, N. C.x
Sept. 18, 1866. ;.. .38-53
JJOME AGAIN. ; r .w
edwardWheexeb & co.; bavk re
turned to their old store; formerly occupied
by 8. H. Young) which has been refitted and mod
demised, and solicit a call from their friend and
'the public ..... ' '
We shall soon be able call your attention to
anew and datlnble stock' of Fall and Winter
: eoods.. , EDWARD WHEELER CO.
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