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18481222-publicledger - ! The memorialists ststa that the mi lease of...
! The memorialists ststa that the mi lease of mes sengers has been cut down from twenty - fire cents a mile to twelve and a half cen't a mile. That inasmuch as they have found the reduced allowsnce ply souicient to cover ail the exnenaes incurred In the journey to Waahington, they therefore pray inui we nouoranie memners of tne senate and it. of Representalivesslso reduce their own mileage to the same economical standard, which while it weald protect lliem from loss, would be a vast saving to the government. The memorial did not appear to meet with much favor or encouragement, and, on motion, was laid on lite table.

Clipped from Public Ledger22 Dec 1848, FriPage 2

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)22 Dec 1848, FriPage 2
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  • 18481222-publicledger — mileage

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