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GENERAL POST OFFICE.
WILLIAM T. BARRY, of Kentucky, Postmaster General,

$6,000 per annum.
CHARLES K. GARDNER, assistant P. M. General, ( 1st Division) $2,500
SELAH R, HOBBIE, assistant P. M General, (2d Division.) 2,500
OBADIAH B. Brown, Treasurer and Chief Clerk, (32 Division.) 1,700
P.S. LOUGH BOROUG), General Agent............. .... ..1,600

This department is under the superintendence of a Postmaster Genefral, who is aided in the discharge of his duties by two assistants, appointed by himself.

He has the sole appointment of all Postmasters
throughout the United States, the making of all contracts for carrying
the mails, and, in brief, the control, according to law, of every thing
relating to the institution. The revenue arising from the General Post
Office has, for the most part, been expended upon the extension and im-
provement of the establishment, by which means the accomodation of the
mail for the conveyance of letters, newspapers, pamphlets, &c. has,
in a nuost extraordinary degree, been extenued to the inhabitants of every
part of the Union, even to the most remote territorial settlements, as
will be shown by the following statement of the Postage accruing in
each State and Territory, for the year ending March 31, 1833 :
Maine......$40,924 53 Maryland.. 81,577 73 Arkansas.... 3,733 11
New Hamp.. 21,329 71 Dist. Col.... 15,731 71 Tennessee., 41,402 33

Vermont..... 22,635 56 Virginia .... 109,990 16 Kentucky... 49,511 44
Mass.........154,444 45 North Car.. 35,722 53 Onio........ 86,171 84

R. Island... 17,686 44 South Car.. 58,004 34 Michigan..... 9,615 72
Conn........ 48,341 39 Georgia ..... 75,420 07 Iudiana..... 18,146 48
N. York.... 400,694 05 Florida ..... 7,306 45 Illinois...... 12,350 88
N. Jersey... 30,365 07 Alabama.... 37,682 58 Missouri..... 17,648 52
Peon........ 229,305 28 Mississippi... 22,430 93
Delaware... 6,390 98 Louisiana... 46,718 43 Total....$1,701,332 71

Besides this, it is estimated that the correspondence passing through the Post Office establishment, for the Departments of State, Treasury, War, avd Navy, is equal to 2,685,235 single free letters in a year; and that ihe number of free letters under the franks of members of Congress, amounts tò eight thousand a day, during the session.

THE SOUTHERN DIVISION

Comprises the States of Virginia, (with the District of Columbia,) North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida Territory, which constitute the Southern Seclion; Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkausas Territory, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and the Territory called Wisconsin, which constitute the Southwestern Section.

The duties of this division comprehend the details of the business of mail transportation in said States and Territories; the appointments of, and instructions to Postmasters, and the establishment and discontinuance of Post Offices

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master Generai, is assigned to the Assistant Postmaster Geoeral,
CHARLES K. GARDNER.

There are in this division the following clerks :
George L. Douglass, (principal clerk,) corresponding clerk on

majl transportation for :he southern section... ........ $1200 00)
William H. Dundas, corresponding clerk on mail transporta-
tion for the southwestern section....

1000 001 John Marron, corresponding clerk on Post Offices, and instruc

tions to Postmasters for the southern section................ 1000 001 Benjamin E. Payne, corresponding clerk on Post Offices, and in

structions to Postmasters for the southwestern section. ...... 800 00 W. D. Addison, register of fives, and attends to the correspon

dence relating to failures of the mail, and to miscellaneous
duties.....

1000 00 F. G. Blackford, route book clerk...... ........................ 1000 00 C. S. Williams, keeps the appointment books, books of changes,

and register of Postmasters in this division, and fills up let

ters of appointment. ........................................ 1000 00 R. A. Lacey, examines bonds, and returns them for correction;

and issues commissions to Postmasters...................... 1000 00 A. H. Mecklin, contract clerk.....

800 00 C. R. Ramsay, letter book clerk, southern section....

800 00 Jacob Broom, letter book clerk, southwestern section........... 800 00

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THE NORTHERN DIVISION

Is composed of the States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York, constituting the Northeastern Section, and New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio, and the Territory of Michigan, forming the Middle Seclion.

The duties of this division comprehend the details of the business of mail transportation; of appointing and instructing Postmasters, and establishing and discontinuing Post Offices, in said States and Territory.

The superintendence of this division, under the direction of the Post. master General, is assigned to S. R. HOBBIE, Assistant Postmaster General,

There are in lbis division the following clerks:
Arthur Nelson, (principal clerk,) corresponding clerk on mail
transportation for the northeastern section.....

81200 00 John A. Webber, corresponding clerk on Post Offices and in

structions to Postmasters for the northeastern section........ 1000 00 Eben L. Childs, corresponding clerk op mail transportation for the middle section.....

1000 00 George Plitt, corresponding clerk on Post Offices and instructions to Postmasters for the middle section..

1000 001 Thomas B Addison, contract clerk ........ .................. 1000 00 John Taylor, register of fines, and attends to the correspondence

relating to failures of the mail, and to miscellaneous duties.. 900 00 Nicholas Haller, route book clerk.............

900 00 Allan McCrae, keeps the appointment baoks, and register of Postmasters in this division...

900 001

Frederick Baldwin, fills up letters of appointment, examines

bonds, and returns them for correction, and issues commissions

to Postmasters........ ...................................... 800 00 James A. Marr, letter book clerk, northeastern section......... 800 00 Leiris Welsh, letter book clerk, middle section......

800 00 Lansing Tooker, temporary clerk, and miscellaneous duties.... 800 00

Auxiliary to the foregoing divisions, the following duties are performed:

The office of Mail Depredations is charged with the superintendence of the safety of the mails throughout the United States, the investigation of all losses and violations of letters, the instruction of, and correspondence with special agents, iu regard to their duties, and the conducting of prosecutions for mail robberies. In this office are employed : P. S. LouGH BOROUGH, General Agent...............

1600 00 W.ß. Ferguson, Clerk.......

1200 00 There are also employed, in aid of both divisious : Joseph Carler, who registers checks, and aids the senior as

sistant in the performance of incidental duties.... ......... 800 00 C. H. W. Wharton, lo distribute locks, keys, and blanks, and

to prepare the correspondence relating thereto................. 800 00

DIVISION OF FINANCE, OBADIAH B. BROWN, treasurer and chief clerk:

-is charged with the general supervision, under the direction of the Postmaster General, of the duties performed in the offices of this division; and particularly with the cash receipts, and disbursements. He is also agevt for paying the contingent expenses of the department. Aschief clerk, he is charged with keeping the official orders of the Postmaster General, filing appli. cations, and other miscellaneous business.........

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TREASURER'S OFFICE.
Nicholas Tastet, (bank accountant ;) keeps the cash book and

bank ledger, and makes monthly and quarterly exhibits of the
cash received, and disbursed................

1200 00 Edmund F. Brown, has charge, under the direction of the

treasurer, of the accounts of all “ depositing Postma sters ;" and of paying all accounts for incidental and contingent ex. penses of the department ; keeps the official orders of the Postmaster General ; files applications, and attends to uther miscellaneous business

1000 00 Grafton D. Hanson, recorris letters of the Postmaster General,

the treasurer, solicitor, and principal pay clerk .............. 1000 00 Thomas A. Scott, prepares statements of accounts, and other special documents, required by the treasurer.. ..............

800 00 John Thaw, corresponds with depositing Postmasters, makes

statements of their accounts, and attends to other duties required by the treasurer. .......

800 00 James Tale, enters certificates of deposite in the register and depositing book........

600 00

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BOOK KEEPERS. Thomas B. Dyer, principal book keeper....

1400 00 Richard Dement, 2d .... ......do.............................. 1200 00 John F Boone, 3d............do......

.......................... 1000 00 James Coolidge, 4th.............do...............................

900 00 John P. Wheeler, assistant.....do........

800 00 The Book Keepers are charged with the accounts of upwards of 10,500 Postmasters, and 1,500 Contractors.

SOLICITOR'S OFFICE. Joseph W. Hand, solicitor......

1400 00 John G. Whitwell, assists the solicitor in his correspondence,

apd in preparing and transmitting statements of accounts.... 1000 001 Presley Simpson......

Prepares statements of ac- 1000 00 Walter H. Middleton. ....

counts.

800 00 James G. Bryce, copies statemeuts of accounts................ 800 00

The Solicitor is charged with the final settlement of all accounts, coinmencement of suits, correspondence with United States disrict attorneys, late Postmasters, &c.

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PAY OFFICE. John Suter, principal pay clerk, and agent for salaries......... 1400 00) Lewis H France......

800 00 Joseph Reynolds...

800 00 John S. Hughes Pay Clerks .......

800 00 William W. Payne...

800 00 Bennett A. White, states Contractors accounts................ 800 00

The Pay Clerks examine the accounts of all mail contractors, ascertain their dues, prepare drafts in their favor on Postmasters, keep the pay books, trausmit pay to contractors, and coriespond with them on that subject.

EXAMINER'S OFFICE. William G. Eliol, chief examiner.................

.......... 1200 00 Lemuel J. Middlelon, records errors detected by the examiners

in Postmasters accounts, and sends statements of the same to the Postmasters

800 00 Drake Hobbie

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800 00 William French, keeps account of letters on haod at each Post Office......

800 00 David Koones, exairiner of Postmasters accounts....

1000 00 Wm. J. Bronaugh......... do ..........

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1000 00 John H. Waggaman......do.... ..do.....

900 00 J. A. M. Duncanson.....do..............

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800 00 John Erans...............do.. ...........do......

800 00 Jefferson Sessford...... ...do ................do......

800 00 William Ingle...............do......... ....do......

800 00 Perrin Washington.........do .............. do ......

800 00 Charles B. Brown.........do .............. do ...................••

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William Henry, examiner of Postmasters accounts............. 800 00 John Barcroft.............do..............

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800 00 Robert S, Wharton........do......... ...do............"

800 001 James Lawrenson..........do..............do.......

800 00 George B. Whiling ........do................do...............

800 00 John Cromwell............do..............do...................

800 00 In the Examiner's Office, all accounts of Postinasters are opened, examined and corrected ; errors are recorded, and Postmasters advised of the same

REGISTER'S OFFICE. David Saunders, chief register.....

1200 00 John McLeod ........

1200 00 Josiah F. Caldwell... Register Postmasters accounts in 1200 00 Thomas Arbuckle.... the quarterly accounts current. 1100 00 James H. Doughty.,

900 00 Samuel Fitzhugh, copies the accounts current made by the register, and makes a betracts for the treasury.....

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1000 00 William C. Lipscomb, compares and files vouchers, &c........ 1000 00 Alexander H Fitzhugh.......

800 00 William Douglass......

800 00 Edward Lehmanowsky....

600 00 In the Register's Office, all accounts with them are prepared for the Treasury, with a general quarterly account current.

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DEAD LETTER OFFICE, Michael T. Simpson, superintendent........

............ 1200 00 Mullhias Ross, assists in registering, and sending out letters of value.......

............... 1000 00 Estuick Erans, compares dead letters with post bills..... 900 00

In the Dead Letter Office, all dead letters are opened, and such as contain money, or valuable papers, are registered and sent to the writers. Viore than half a million of dead letters are returned every year.

AGENTS,

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David H. Burr, topographical engineer..............................
Henry Johnson, dead letter office..
Chester Bailey, ...........do........................
Charles Bell, .......do. ................
William Harrey,........do.....
William W. Cox, library.

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Joseph Borrows, messenger........
Thomas Williams, assistant messenger
Nathaniel Herberi,........do.....
Wiliram Jackson, ........

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Isaac C. Harrison, laborer.....................................
Patrick Sweeney, ......do.........
Jeremiah Hutchinson, do........................................
Charles Bell, watchman........................................
William Harvey,..do .........

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