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I. PRIMARY SOURCES
Government Documents
House Executive Documents, Abstract of offers for carrying the
mails, etc.: Letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting an
abstract of offers for carrying the mails, February 25, 1861, Thirty-
sixth Congress, Second Session (Serial No. x1 Xo), Document No.
73, P. 441: Report of curtailment made in service and pay of
contractors during the fiscal year ended June 3o, 186o; order of
curtailment of service between San Antonio and El Paso, by end-
ing at Comanche Springs. Date of curtailment of service and pay,
May 1, 186o. (Route No. 8076)
House Executive Documents, Offer and contract for carrying
the mails, etc.: Letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting
an abstract of offers for carrying the mails, etc., May 25, 186o,
Thirty-sixth Congress, First Session (Serial No. 1057), Document
No. 86, pp. 516-517: Report of additional allowance made to con-
tractors during the fiscal year ended June 3o, 1859. Discontinu-
ance of portion of the San Antonio-San Diego mail route, served
by the Butterfield overland route between El Paso, Texas, and
Fort Yuma, California; and improvement of weekly trips between
San Antonio and El Paso, and Fort Yuma and San Diego. Discon-
tinuance as of December 1, 1858; commencement of additional
service on January 1, 1858. (Route No. 8076)
House Executive Documents, Postal service in seceded states:
Letter from the Postmaster General in relation to the discontinu-
ance of postal service, February 17, 1862, Thirty-seventh Con-
gress, Second Session (Serial No. 1131), Document No. 55, p. 4:
Order to discontinue service between El Paso, Texas, and San

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