1832 Campbell Mail Routes


William DeCoursey is the contractor for carrying the mail from Alexandria to Flag spring, and from Alexandria to Vesalia [sic], Kentucky (distance not stated), once a week, from 1st January, 1832 to 31st December, 1835, at a compensation of eighty-five dollars per annum.

He was directed 4th February, 1833, to run from Berry, by Vesalia [sic], Alexandria, Carthage, and Flag spring, to Point Pleasant [?], and was allowed from that date of additional compensation at the annual rate of $15.00.

He was allowed on 9th October, 1833, for ferriage a cross the Ohio river and Licking rivers, from February to June, 1833, the sum of $6.00.


from the Public Documents of the 23rd Congress, December 1, 1834