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MEMORIALS

OF THE

SENATE AND ASSEMBLY,

OF THE STATE OF WISCONSIN–SESSION OF 1855.

Number 1,

A Memorirl to Congress for the establishment of a mail route from Fond du

Lac to La Crosse.

o La Crosse.

The memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wiscon. sin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of a large section of Memori the State urgently demand the establishment of a tri.week- mail route frem ly mail route from Fond du Lac via. Rosendale, Ripon, Fond du Lac Dartford, Princeton, Montello, Packwaukee, Oxford, Delí to La Prairie, Newport, Dellton, Seven Mile Creek, Mosston, Fountain, Ridgville, Sparta, Big Valley, Burns City, and Neshaunock to La Crosse.

The said route is a direct line and much the shortest and best from La Crosse to Lake Michigan, and if once established would speedily become one of the greatest thoroughfares in the state.

Your memorialists therefore ask that said route may be immediately established.

Approved January 29, 1855.

Number 2.

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Fox Lake to Montello.

The Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wis. consin respectfully represents :

That the wants and interests of a portion of country, From Fox Lake to Mon. very thickly settled, and now almost entirely destitute of tello. mail facilities, urgently require the establishment of a tri

weekly mail route from Fox Lake, in Dodge county, via Shawana, Kingston and Long Lake, to Montello, in Mar quette county.

That the amount of mail matter which would be transmitted over said route immediately upon its establishment would more than remunerate government from the expense of carrying the same.

Your memorialists, therefore, respectfully ask that said route may be immediately established. Approved January 29, 1855.

Number 3,

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Oshkosh, in Winnebago county,

via Evanswood, Weyawega and Waupacca, Ogdensburgh, in Waupaca

county, and Amherst, to Steven's Point, in Portage county. The Hon. the Senate and House of Representatives, in

Congress assembled.

The Memorial of the Senate and Assembly of the State of Wisconsin, sheweth:

That the interest and commerce of the north eastern From Oshkosh and north-western portions of this state require imperawood, etc., to tively the establishment of a tri-weekly mail route from Stevens Point. Oshkosh, in Winnebago county, via Evanswood, Weyawe.

ga and Waupacca, Ogdensburg, in Waupacca county, to Åmherst and to Steven's Point, in Portage county..

Approved February 6, 1855.

13794 & 13783.

Number 4.
To the Honorable, the Post Master General of the United States.
The memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wiscon-
sin, respectfully represents :

That the interests and convenience of the citizens of For increase of Marathon, Marquette, Adams, Waushara, Columbia and mail service on

routes Nos. Portage counties would be much advanced by your favor- 134 able consideration of this memorial, viz: the increase of mail facilities on the following routes :

Route No. 13794, from “Portage City” to “Stevens' Point” via “Packwaukie,” to three times a week.

Route No. 13783, from “Stevens' Point” to “Wausau," to twice a week, and the same be extended from “Wausau” to "Jenny Bull," in Marathon county.

And further that a route may be established from “Wausau” to the "Upper Mill” on the L'Eau Claire River, distance from “Wausau” ten miles, once a week.

Approved February 13, 1855.

Number 5.

Memorial to the Post Master General for the establishment of a mail route

therein named. To the Honorable, the Post Master General of the United

States.

The memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of the citizens of a From Theresa thickly populated portion of Dodge county are greatly in- to Juneau. terested in the establishment of a semi-weekly mail from Theresa, via. Mayville, Horicon, to Juneau, in Dodge county.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask, that the mail service asked for, be established at the earliest period.

Approved February 13, 1855.

(Number 6.

A Memorial to Congress for the establishment of a mail route from Spring.

ville to La Crosse.

To the Honorable the Senate and House of Represetatives

of the United States, in Congress assembled.

The Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of a large number of From Spring the inhabitants of the counties of Bad Ax and La Crosse Crosse. require the establishment of a side mail route from Spring

ville, in Bad Ax county, to La Crosse, in La Crosse county.

Your memorialists would therefore respectfully ask that the aforesaid mail route may be established at the earliest practicable period.

Approved, February 16, 1855.

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Number 7.

Memorial to the Post Master General for an increase of Mail Service on route

No. 13744, between Janesville and Mineral Point.

To the Post Master General of the United States.

The Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wis

. consin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of the citizens of the For increase of counties of Rock, Green, La Fayette and Iowa, require on route No. that the mail service between Janesville in the county of 13744; Rock and Mineral Point, in the county of Iowa, should be

changed as follows, to wit: A daily mail from Janesville to Albany in the county of Green, and thence to Mineral Point a mail twice in a week.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully request that the change above stated be made at as early a day as possible.

Approved February 16, 1855.

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Number 8.

To the Honorable, the Postmaster General of the United

States.

The memorial of the State of Wisconsin respectfully requests:

That there be established a daily mail on the route be- For daily mail tween the city of Madison, the capitol of the state, and between Mad

ison and the city of Janesville, in the county of Rock.

Janesville, Your memorialists would state that the distance between said cities is about forty miles, and that the city of Janesville contains over six thousand inhabitants; and that a large portion of the people residing in the county of Rock, of which the city of Janesville is the county seat, get their mail through the Janesville postoffice.

Your memorialists further represent that there are two trains of railroad cars per day passing each way between said cities, and that the mail at present is carried by a triweekly stage.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask that the aforesaid increase of mail service be granted at the earli. est practical period.

Approved February 16, 1855.

Number 9.

Memorial to the Post Master General of the United States of America for an

increase of mail service on route number 13756. To the Post Master General of the United States of

America.

The Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of the citizens of the For increase of Western portion of the State of Wisconsin require that mail service on the mail service on route No. 13756, between Mineral mail route No. Point, Wisconsin, and Warren, Illinois, be increased to a daily mail.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully request that the change and increase above stated be made at as early a day as practicable.

Approved February 16, 1855.

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