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of a householder, having a family, from exocution. While one of the editorial brethren, your represen tative in Congress, is arousing the public indignation and that of his colleagues, by an exposure of the mysteries mysteries of mileage, let me throw in a subject for his censures and the public criticism. It is told in the following passage from the laws of 1848, page 386 : f) 10. The Treasurer of the State shall pay, on the warrant warrant of the Comptroller, t-o., t-o., t-o., to Wm. H. Seward for his personal expenses in attending bv the reouest of the Lvgiilature, to deliver an oration on occasion of the death of John tuinry Adams, before the legislature, the sum of one hundred dollars. Unless we suppose the legislature desired to introduce introduce the custom of hiring mourners for funerals, we must take this as an actual payment for a bill of expense. expense. Now the actual expenses would be, railroad railroad fare $10 ; hotel charges $10 ; over charge $30. This beats the most circuitous squirmer on the mileage mileage list of Congress. The legislature of ISIS was made illustrious by a Iuw to regulate the sale of spruce beer and the return of the bottles. Emulous of its predecessor, the present present legislature has already had before it the subject uf a law " to regulate the sale and putting np of keg oysters." New York oity claimed the Solons who originated the spruce beer enactment. Albany points out the author of the legislative safe-guard safe-guard safe-guard over the artless bi-valves bi-valves bi-valves in her own Barber. DELTA.

Clipped from The Evening Post16 Jan 1849, TuePage 2

The Evening Post (New York, New York)16 Jan 1849, TuePage 2
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