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Number 18.

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route.
To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representa-

tives of the United States of America.

The Memorial of the Senate and Assembly of the State of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of the northern por- From Shawation of the state of Wisconsin, would be greatly promoted no Mills to Onby the establishing of a weekly mail' route froin Shawano tonagon. Mills, in Shawanio county, to Ontonagon on Lake Superior, a distance of one hundred and thirty miles, and believe it to be the nearest and most practicable route to Lake Superior.

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

Approved March 5, 1855.

Number 19.

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

in Grant county to Black River Falls in Jackson county. To the Honorable, the Senate 'and House of Representa

tives of the United States, in Congress assembled:

The Memorial of the Senate and Assembly of the State of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of a large and rapid- From Musooda ly settling portion of the north western country urgently to Black River

Falls. require the establishment of a semi-weekly mail route from Muscoda, in Grant county, via Orion, in Richland county, to Black River Falls, in Jackson county: There now being a semi weekly mail from Galena, Illinois, to Muscoda, the establishment of this, as a continuation of said route would furnish mail service to a portion of country now entirely destitute of this advantage, except at great inconvenience.

Your memorialists would therefore respectfully ask that said route may be established as speedily as possible.

Approved, March 5, 1855.

Number 20.

Memorial to the Post Master General for an increase of mail service on south

portion of route No. 13752, from Albany, Green county, to Monroe, same county, Wisconsin.

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

That the interests and convenience of the citizens of From Albany Green county would be greatly increased by the establish

ment of a tri-weekly mail from Albany, Green county, to Monroe, same county, in place of present once a week .mail.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask that the aforesaid increase of mail service may be granted at the earliest practicable period, on the above named portion of said mail ronte.

Approved March 10, 1855.

Number 21,
Memorial to the Postmaster General for an increase of mail service on route

No. 13,785 from Baraboo to La Crosse.

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To the Hon. the Postmaster General of the United States.

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

That the rapid increase of settlement and business upon From Barato)

the line of mail route No. 13,785, from Baraboo to La to La Crosse.

Crosse, in the state of Wisconsin, bas been so great that the travel and business of the route has so rapidly increased as to cause to be established the entire lenght of the route a semi weekly line of two-horse post coaches, which has been kept up and well sustained for the past year.

Your memorialists therefore pray an increase of service upon said route as soon as practicable, so that a twi-weekly instead of a weekly service may be had.

The governor of this state is requested to forward a copy of this memorial to the Hon. postmaster general, as soon as practicable.

Approved March 10, 1855.

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Number 22.

Memorial to Congress for a Mail Route from Newport in Columbia County,

to La Crosse, in La Crosse County.

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

That the citizens of a large portion of country are at From Newport present in great want of mail service from Newport in Co-to La Crosse. lumbia county, to La Crosse, in La Crosse county, by way of Mauston, in Adams county, and Sparta in Monroe county.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask your Honorable body to establish a tri-weekly mail route on the route specified, at the earliest practicable period.

Approved, March 12, 1855.

Number 23,

Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Newport in Columbia county, to

Reedsburgh, in Sauk county.

To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representa

tives in Congress assembled :

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

That the citizens of a densely populated) portion of From Newport country labor under serious inconvenience for the want of to Reodsburg. a semi-weekly mail from Newport, in Columbia county to Reedsburgh, in Sauk county.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask your honorable body to grant the mail service required, at the earliest practicable period.

Approved March 12, 1855.

Number 24.

A Memorial to Congress, for increase of mail service from Madison to New.

port, by way of Lodi and Baraboo.

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

That the interests of a large and densely populated porFrom Madison to Newport

tion of country would be greatly enhanced by an increase of mail service on the route from Madison, in Dane county, to Newport, in Columbia, by way of Lodi and Baraboo.

And further, that a daily line of express stages is profitably maintained over the whole extent of this route, and that therefore, the increase asked for could be obtained at a small cost.

Your Memorialists would therefore respectfully ask your honorable body to establish a daily mail over the route indicated, at the earliest practicable period.

Approved, March 12, 1855.

Number 25.

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Newport, in Columbia county,

to Grand Rapids, in Portage county.

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

That the citizens of a large portion of country are at From Newport to Grand Rap- present in great want of mail service from Newport, in ide

Columbia county, to Grand Rapids, in Portage county, by way of Quincy, in Adams county.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask your honorable body to establssh a tri-weekly mail on the route indicated at ihe earliest practicable period.

Approved March 12, 1855.

Number 26:

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A Memorial to Congress for mail service from Newport, in Columbia county,

to Stevens' Point, in Portage county.

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

That the citizens of a large portion of country are at From Newport present in great want of mail service from Newport, in to Stevens' Pt. Columbia County, to Stevens' Point, in Portage county, by way of Dell Prairie.

Your memorialists respectfully ask your honorablebod to establish a tri-weekly mail on the route indicated, at the earliest practicable period.

Approved March 12, 1855.

Number 27.

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A Memorial to Congress for mail service from Mineral Point, in Iowa county,

to Newport, in Columbia county.

To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America :

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

That the citizens of a large and densely populated por- From Mineral tion of country are at present in great want of mail ser- Point to Newvice from Mineral Point, in Iowa.county, to Newport, in

port Columbia county, by way of Dodgeville, Arena, Prairie du Sac and Baraboo to Newport, in Columbia coanty.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask your honorable body to establish a tri-weekly mail on the route indicated, at the earliest practicable period. Approved, March 12, 1055.

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