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Number 28.

A Memorial to Congress for mail service from the eity of Portage to New

port in Columbia County.

The Memorial of the Legsslature of the State of Wis

consin respectfully represents : From Portage

That the interests and convenience of a large portion of to Newport. the citizens of Columbia county would be greatly enhanced

by the establishment of a daily mail route directly from the city of Portage to Newport, a distance of eighteen miles.

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

Your memorialists would further respectfully represent that a daily express line of stages is now maintained by private enterprize on the route indicated, and the mails could doubtless be carried at a small cost.

Apprved, March 12, 1855.

Number 29.

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Green Bay, in Brown County,

to Wausau, in Marathon County.

To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America.

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The Memorial of the Senate and Assembly of the State

Wisconsin respectfully represnts : From Green

That the interest and convenience of a large portion of Bay to Wausau the citizens of Brown county, Shawano county and Mara

thon county, would be greatly promoted by the establishing of a weekly mail route from Green Bay, in Brown county, by way of Shawano Mills, in Shawano county, to Wausau, in Marathon county, a distance of seventy-five miles.

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

Approved March 12, 1855.

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Number 30,

A Memorial to the Post Master General of the United States for an increase

of mail service from Platteville to Muscoda, Grant county.

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

That the interest and convenience of a large portion of From Plattethe citizens of Grant and Richland counties of this State, ville to Musco;

> da. would be greatly promoted by the increase of mail services from Platteville Grant county to Muscoda; that in consequence of the rapid increase of population, your memo. rialists ask that the said service may be increased to a triweekly mail.

Approved, March 12, 1855.

Number 31.

A Memorial to the Postmaster General for a mail service from Stoughton, in

Dane County, to Union, in Rock County.

To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representa

tives in Congress assembled.

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

That the interests and necessity of numerous citizens of From Stoughthe towns of Dunkirk and Rutland, in the county of Dane, ton to Union. and of the town of Porter, in the county of Rock, are deeply interested in the establishment of a tri-weekly mail route from Stoughton, in the county of Dane, by way of Dankirk, in the same county, and Cooksville, in the county of Rock, to Union, in the county of Rock.

Your memorialists would represent that the citizens along the proposed route are subjected to much delay in communication by the present uncertain mail facilities.

Your memorialists therefore request your honorable body to establish the above mail route as speedy as possible, with tri-weekly mail service thereon.

Approved March 21, 1855.

Number 32.

Memorial to Congress for a mail route from Green Bay in Brown county to

Ældred's Mills, in Howard in Oconto county. 1

The People of the state of Wisconsin respectfully represent as follows :

From Green

That the interest and convenience of a large portion of Bay to Eldreds the citizens of the counties of Brown and Oconto are laMills.

boring under great inconvenience for the want of a mail route from Green Bay, in Brown county, to Eldreds Mills in Howard in the county of Oconto, and therefore request that Congress will establish said mail route at the earliest practicable period.

Approved, March 23, 1855.

Number 33.

Memorial to Congress for the establishment of a mail route from Hales Bor

ners Post office in the town of Greenfield in the county of Milwaukee to the Yorkville Post Office in the town of Yorkville in the county of Racine.

From Hale's
Corners to
Yorkyille.

The Legislature of the State of isconsin would respectfully represent :

That the convenience and necessity of the inhabitants residing on, and in the vicinity of the public road connecting Hale's Corners, in the county of Milwankee, with Yorkville, in the county of Racine, demand the establishment of a post route between said post offices, and would therefore petition for the speedy Cestablishment of a mail route between the said points, and the erection of intermediate post offices.

Approved, March 23, 1855.

Number 34.

A Memorial to the Postmaster General for increase of mail service on mail

route No. 13,773 and route No. 13,777.

To the Honorable the postmaster general of the United

States.

The Memorial of the Legislature of Wisconsin respectfully represents :

That the interest and convenience of a large number of For increase of inhabitants of the counties of Bad Ax, La Crosse and mail service on Jackson, in the State of Wisconsin, would be greatly en. 13173 & 13777. hanced by the establishment of a tri-weekly mail route No. 13,773 and 13,777 between Prairie du Chien and Black River Falls, via Bad Ax, Viroqua, Springville, Coon Prairie, La Crosse, Onalaska, Lewis' Mills and Douglass' Mills.

Your memorialists are satisfied that from the rapid settlement of the country through which said mail routes pass, their settlement by people from all portions of our common country, as well as foreign countries, the unparalelled increase of towns and villages, and the necessary augmentation of business and correspondence require a tri-weekly mail service the present weekly mail service being entirely inadequate to the wants of the people and the business of the country, and that during the past year the population and business of the counties above mentioned has nearly or qnite doubled.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask that the aforesaid increase of service on said routes may be established at the earliest possible day.

The governor of Wisconsin is requested to forward a copy of this memorial to each of the honorable members of congress from this state, as soon as practicable.

Approved March 29, 1855.

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Number 35.

A Memorial to Congress for a mail route therein named.

cade.

The memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wis

consin respectfully represents: From Portage

That the distance from Portage City to Cascade is about City to Cas-" thirty iniles and that a large population upon said route

are at present in great need of mail facilities.

Your memorialists therefore respectfully ask your honorable body to establish a weekly mail route from Portage City to Cascade, via Briggs' Mills and Davis' Tavern in Columbia county, they will ever pray, &c.

Approved, March 29, 1855.

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To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America : ,

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The Memorial of the Senate and Assembly of the State

of Wisconsin, respectfully represents : For daily mail

That the interests and convenience of a large portion of from Polk to the citizens of Washington and Sheboygan counties, Sheboygan. would be greatly promoted by the establishing of a daily

mail route from Polk, in Washington county, via, West Bend, Barton, Scott, Cascade and Sheboygan Falls, to Sheboygan, in Sheboygan county, a distance of about forty-seven miles.

Your memorialists therefore ask that said mail route may be established at your earliest convenience.

Approved, March 31, 1855.

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