United States Statutes at Large/Volume 5/27th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 255

From Wikisource
Jump to navigation Jump to search
United States Statutes at Large, Volume 5
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Twenty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, Chapter 255

Aug. 29, 1842.
Chap. CCLV.—An Act to provide for the publication of a new edition of the laws and regulations of the Post Office Department, and a perfect list of the post-offices in the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,A complete edition to be printed. That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to cause to be collated and printed in pamphlet form, suitably for distribution, a complete edition, of not less than eighteen thousand copies, of the laws relating to the Post Office Department; together with the regulations established by said Department for the better conduct of its business; and also a new and complete list of all the post-offices in the United States; showing their respective distances from Washington, and from the capitols of the States in which the several offices are situated.

Appropriation.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this act, the sum of nine thousand one hundred dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, August 29, 1842.