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A bill to establish the post-office and post-roads within the United States

United States. Congress. House

A bill to establish the post-office and post-roads within the United States

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by s.n. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- General Post Office,
  • Postal service -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Post roads -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 49692
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15581525M

      An act to establish the post-office and post roads within the United States. (Obsolete.) Febru , chap. 7, sec. An act to establish the post-office and post roads within the United States. (Expired.) May 8, , chap. 23, sec. An act to extend the privilege of franking to the secretary of the navy. (Repealed.).   Chap. ⅩⅩⅢ.—An Act to establish the Post-office and Post-roads within the United States. Establishment of Post Roads after first June next. , ch.

    Tremayne's table of post-offices in the United States: arranged alphabetically by states and counties, giving the name of post-office and postmaster ; also, exhibiting the distances from the capital of the United States to the capital of the several states and territories / (New York: W.F. Burgess, ), by Edward Tremayne (page images at.   Post Office Appropriation Bill, hearings before the Committee on the by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads.

    The Constitution of the United States (Art. 1. Sec. 8.) declares that “the Congress shall have power to establish post-offices and post roads.” These words contain the whole grant, and therefore express the extent of the authority granted to Congress. They define .   about 2, miles of post roads. The Post Office received two one-year extensions by the Acts of August 4, (1 Stat. ), and March 3, (1 Stat. ). The Act of Febru (1 Stat. ), continued the Post Office for another two years and formally admitted newspapers to the mails, gave Congress the power to.


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A bill to establish the post-office and post-roads within the United States by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A bill to establish the post-office and post-roads within the United States. [United States. Congress House.]. A bill to establish the Post-office and post-roads within the United States.

[Philadelphia] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine []. Contributor Names U. Laws, statutes, etc. Created / Published Philadelphia, Post Roads. Sources. Post Office Constitution gave Congress the power to establish not only post offices but post roads as well.

With the Post Office Act of Congress created the U.S. Post Office, and it did so on three fundamental principles. First, the Post Office would be self-supporting. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of : Joseph Gales.

Committee on Post Office and Post Roads, History and Jurisdiction. A Select Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads was established in and made a standing committee in The early membership of the committee consisted of one Member from each state.

The House went into a Committee of the Whole on a bill for discontinuing and establishing various post roads within the United States. The last clause of the bill, authorizing the postmaster general to discontinue carrying mail on any road not producing more than one-fifth of the costs within three years, caused considerable debate (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings.

One maintains, that the power to establish post-offices and post-roads can intend no more, than the power to direct, where post-offices shall be kept, and on what roads the mails shall be carried.

8 Or, as it has been on other occasions expressed, the power to establish post-roads is a power to designate, or point out, what roads shall be mail. Article I, Section 8, Clause 7 of the United States Constitution, known as the Postal Clause or the Postal Power, empowers Congress "To establish Post Offices and Post Roads ".

2 Interpretation. 5 External links. The Postal Clause was added to the Constitution to facilitate interstate communication as well as to create a source of revenue for.

See United States v. Handler (D. The Supreme Court has confirmed that, like all other delegated powers, the post office power is subject to extrinsic restraints such as the First Amendment. Article 1, Section 8, Clause 7. Document 3. House of Representatives, Post Office Bill. Dec.

3, 5 Jan. Annals[6 Dec. ]Mr. Livermore observed that the Legislative body being empowered by the Constitution "to establish post offices and post roads," it is as clearly their duty to designate the roads as to establish the offices; and he did not think they.

“I have the honor to send you herein enclosed, two copies duly authenticated, of an Act concerning certain fisheries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fisherman employed therein; also of an Act to establish the post office and post roads within the United States; also the ratification by three fourths of the Author: Ray Raphael.

Vining had argued on 6 Dec., “The Constitution has certainly given us the power of establishing posts and roads, and it is not even implied that it should be transferred to the President; his powers are well defined; we create offices, and he fills them with such persons as he approves of, with the advice of the Senate” (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in.

The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States : July 1,Washington, D.C., U.S.

The post office establishment of the United States, is of the greatest importance to the people and to the government. The constitution of the United States has invested congress with power to establish post offices and post roads. Art. 1, s.

8, n. Establish a system of post roads. Regulate foreign trade. Place a tariff on exports. Establish an army and navy. Nominate ambassadors. Establish a post office. Borrow money. Evaluate the state of the union.

Lead the army and the navy. Censor a book or newspaper. He doesn't sign or veto a bill within ten days. A history of the post office from colonial times right up to the s, I got a good sense of how the institution developed within the complicated history of the states and the United States, how a lot of competing forces and interests have shaped its development, from westward expansion and immigration to railways and urbanization, booms and /5.

Post Office Dept: Letter from the Post-Master General, accompanied with a report relative to post roads within the United States, which have not produced one third part of the expense of carrying the mail upon the said roads, during the last year, January 7,read.

A bill to establish the Post-office and post-roads within the United States. [Philadelphia] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine [].

Imprint 3. Page Order: Multipage Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.

Printed Ephemera Collection; PortfolioFolder 3. Legal basis (not a complete list)see notes on James Bryson; Sep. 22,An Act for the temporary establishment of the Post-Office, 1 Stat. 70, authorizing an "assistant or clerk and deputies". Feb. 20,An Act to establish the Post-Office and Post Roads within the United States, 1 Stat.

Sec. 3, "authority to appoint an assistant, and deputy postmasters". I have the honor to send you, herein enclosed, two copies, duly authenticated, of an Act concerning certain fisheries of the United States, and for the regulation and government of the fishermen employed therein; also of an act to establish the post office and post roads within the United States; also the ratifications by three fourths of the.

Powers of Congress. STUDY. Congress has the power to establish Post offices and Post Roads within the United States. Postmaster General. Official in charge of the National Postal Service. Geographical area under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state.

Weight and Measure. Power of Congress to establish set lengths and weights.Post Office Appropriation Bill, Hearings Before The Committee On Post Offices And Post Roads, United States Senate, Sixty-second Congress, Second-class Mail Matter By Freight [United States.

Congress. Senate. Post Of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such Format: Paperback.To establish Post Offices and post Roads; shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

The creation of the United States Constitution—John Adams.