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RATES OF POSTAGE, Between Offices in the United States, and to and from

and after June 30, 1851. = = =

Canada, from

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Time Occupicd in the Transmission of Letters from Distant

Points to New York City.
FROM
DAYS. FROM

Days.
Alexandria, Va......... ... 1 | Milwaukee, Wis.........
Bangor, Me...

Montreal, Ca Buffalo, N.Y.......

Nebraska...................

5 to 7 Concord, N. H.......

New Mexico Chicago, Ill....................

2 Pittsburgh, Pa............... Cincinnati, Ohio........... ...... 2 Portland, Me........... California, overland ....... 25 to 26 Quebec, Ca..........

Do. by steamers via Pana St. Louis, Mo...... ...2 to 3 ma......................20 to 23 St. Paul, Minn....... .. 7 to 8 Detroit, Michigan ............... 2 Toledo, Ohio.................... Dubuque, Iowa............... ... 3 Washington, D. C........... Indianapolis, Ind........ 2 / Wilmington, Del................ Kansas. ...............

8 Oregon................ Little Rock, Ark................. 8 Washington Territory....i

to 40 Louisville, Ky................... 2 | Indian Territory........... Manchester, N. H............... 1 | Utah .........

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Time of Closing Mails at the New York Post-office. North.-5 A. M., and 3.30 P. M., by way of Hudson River and Central Railroad to Buffalo and Canada.

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Dates of Departures and Arrivals of Mails at London.

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United States Exchange Omces for Foreign Mails. New York is an office of exchange for British, French, Prussian, Belgian, Bremen, and Hamburg mails.

Boston is an office of exchange for British, French, Prussian, and Bel. gian mails.

Philadelphia is an office of exchange for British and French mails. San Francisco is an office of exchange for British mails only.

Portland, Detroit, and Chicago are offices of exchange for British, Prussian, and French mails.

NEW YORK GAS-LIGHT COMPANY.
Chartered 26th of March-unlimited in duration. Capital $1,000,000.

OFFICERS.
J. H. Adam, President. John Mowton, Manager.

C. L. Everitt, Secretary. The pipes have been laid in all of the streets of the district south of Grand street, under its contract with the Corporation of the city, requiring about 130 miles of mains of various sizes, from eighteen-inch to threeinch diameter.

The works are situated on Twenty-first and Twenty-second streets, from First avenue to East River, with buildings and suitable apparatus for manufacturing, washing, purifying, and distributing the gas. The Company are about putting up additional buildings, with the requisite apparatus, appertaining thereto. There are now in operation six large telescopic gasholders at that station, and there are seven smaller gasometers, for storage of gas in different parts of the city.

MANHATTAN GAS-LIGHT COMPANY.
omce, corner Irving place and Fifteenth street.
Chartered February 26, 1830—Perpetual. Capital $4,000,000.

OFFICERS.
Charles Roome, President. Floyd Smith, Vice-President.
Samuel H. Howard, Secretary. Joseph A. Sabbatton, Engineer.

Charles Smith, Superintendent of Street Mains and Lamps.
Thomas Marsh, Chief Inspector.
Walter Roome, Superintendent of Gas-works in 18th street.

William Combe, Superintendent of Gas-works in 14th street. This Company supplies that portion of the city which lies north of Grand street. South of Seventy-ninth street they have two stations or works; one at the foot of Eighteenth street, near the North River, containing four large gas-holders and six hundred retorts, and capable of supplying two millions cubic feet of gas in twenty-four hours; and one station at the foot of Fourteenth street, East River. The Fourteenth street works are now producing four hundred thousand feet of gas per day; when finished, they will contain six large gas-holders and nine hundred retorts, equal to a production of three millions cubic feet of gas in twenty-four hours. This company have 400 miles of street mains ; light 20,000 street lamps, and supply gas to over 50,000 stores and dwell. ings. In 1861, they manufactured 1,500,000,000 feet of gas.

HARLEM GAS-LIGAT COMPANY. Incorporated February 8th, 1855. Capital $250,000. Offices, corner First avenue and One Hundred and Eleventh street; also No. 80 Nassau street. Works located between First avenue and Harlem River, and One Hundred and Tenth and One Hundred and Eleventh streets. B. M. Wakeman, President. Henry P. McGowan, Sec'y and Treasurer.

NAMES OF SPEAKERS of the Assembly of the State of New York, from 1777 to 1860.

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Walter Livingston......
Walter Livingston.........
Evert Bancker.....
Evert Bancker....
Evert Bancker...
Evert Bancker....
John Hathon...
John Hathon.........
John Lansing, Jr...
Richard Varick..
Richard Varick...
John Lansing, Jr..
Gulian Ver Planck,
John Watts.........
John Watts....
John Watts....
James Watson...
William North...
William North.....
Gulian Ver Planck...
Dirck Ten Broeck...
Dirck Ten Broeck..
Dirck Ten Broeck..
Samuel Osgood....
Thomas Storm.....
Thomas Storm......................
Alexander Sheldon.......
Alexander Sheldon....
Alexander Sheldon...
Andrew McCord......
Alexander Sheldon...
James W. Wilkin..
William North.....
Nathan Sanford........

Alexander Sheldon..........
.. Jacob Rutzen Van Rensselaer.
.... James Emott.........

Samuel Young..........
Daniel Cruger................
David Woods...
David Woods.....
William A. Duer...
John C. Spencer...............
Peter Sharpe...........
Samuel B. Romaine......
Peter R. Livingston...
Richard Goodell...
Clarkson Crolius..
Samuel Young.....
Erastus Root....

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Erastus Root...

January.....lst, 1828 52........Peter hou Peter Robinson ...

...5th, 1829 53... Erastus Root......

..5th, 1830 54... George R. Davis..

.4th, 1831 55... Charles L. Livingston...

..3d, 1832 56.... Charles L. Livingston...

1st, 1833 William Baker.......

7th, 1834 58 Charles Humphrey...

5th, 1835 59.. Charles Humphrey......

5th, 1836 60... Edward Livingston.........

.. 3d, 1837 61... . Luther Bradish....

...2d, 1838 62... George W. Patterson.......

1839 George W. Patterson...

. 7th, 1840 64... Peter B. Porter, Jr.....

5th, 1841 65 Levi S. Chatfield..

4th, 1842 66.. George R. Davis....

..2d, 1843 Elisha Litchfield....

... 20, 1844 Horatio Seymour.....

7th, 1845 69.. William Crane.....

6th, 1846 70... William C. Hasbrouck..

6th, 1847 71.. Amos K. Hadley..........

.. 4th, 1848 72... Amos K. Hadley.....

...2d, 1849 73... Noble S. Elderkin.....

...Ist, 1850 .... Henry J. Raymond.

. 7th, 1851 Joseph B. Varnum, Jr. (extra session).. June.

.1851 75... Jonas C. Heartt......

January

..1852 William H. Ludlow...

.1853 ... Robert H. Pruyn.....

.1854 78... De Witt C. L

..1855 79.. Orville Robinson.

. 1856 De Witt C. Littlejohn..

.1857 Thomas G. Alvord..

.1858 82.... De Witt C. Littlejohn..

.1859 83... De Witt C. Littlejohn...

.1860 84.... De Witt C. Littlejohn..

.1861 85.... .. Henry J. Raymond ....

.. 1862

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SPEAKERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FROM ITS ORGANIZATION, UNDER THE CONSTITUTION, TO THE PRESENT

TIME. Frederick Muhlenbergh, Pennsylvania.....................1789 to 1791 John Trumbull, Connecticut.................

...1791 to 1793 Frederick A. Muhlenbergh, Pennsylvania.....

.1793 to 1797 Jonathan Dayton, New Jersey.................... ...1797 to 1798 Theodore Sedgwick, Massachusetts........

.1798 to 1801 Nathaniel Macon, North Carolina............

.1801 to 1807 Joseph B. Varnum, Massachusetts..........................1807 to 1811 Henry Clay, Kentucky..........

..............1811 to 1814

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