The 1833 Mail Route

Enos Daniel is the contractor for carrying the mail from Germantown to Gaines' cross-roads [Walton], Kentucky, fifty miles, once a week, from 1st January, 1832 to 31st December, 1835, at a compensation of one hundred and seventy-five dollars per annum.

He was allowed on the 3rd January, 1833, for extension of route from Germantown, by Minerva, to Washington, from 1st January to 31st December, 1832, increased distance of fifteen miles, the sum of $32.50.

He was directed on 7th January, 1833, to run from Big Bone lick, by Lloyd's [?], Grassy creek, Falmouth, Power's cross roads, Germantown, Minerva, to Washington, increased distance twenty-four miles, twice a week, from 14th March 1833 to the expiration of his contract.


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