Letter from Puget Sound: Scraps

Title

Letter from Puget Sound: Scraps

Subject

Politics and government

Description

The editor of the Washington Standard, Dr. A.H. Henry, went to Washington D.C. to help effect a division of the Territory and to refute charges against him.
The Legislature passed an act to punish parties who refuse to take Legal Tender Notes at the value expressed on their face. The punishment for depreciating the Government money is 6 months imprisonment and a fine of $500. (An earlier report stated that the punishment for depreciating the Government money was 6 months imprisonment but a fine of only $5.)
A contract for carrying mail on the Sound was awarded to P. Keach.

Abstract

Describes miscellaneous legislative issues, including lobbying in Washington D.C. effect a division of the Territory, an act to punish parties who refuse to take Legal Tender Notes at the value expressed on their face, and a new contract for carrying mail on the Sound.

Creator

"An Occasional Correspondent", "Juno"

Source

Daily Evening Bulletin

Publisher

San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Bulletin Company

Date Issued

1863-01-23

References

Henry, Anson, 1804-1865

Medium

Web

Type

newspaper

Identifier

Article GT 3000082194

Bibliographic Citation

Vol. XV, Iss. 90, p. 3, col. E

Spatial Coverage

Olympia; Thurston

Temporal Coverage

January 1863

Provenance

King County Library System database: 19th Century Newspapers

URL

http://infotrac.galegroup.com.ezproxy.kcls.org/itw/infomark/883/179/10485937w16/purl=&dyn=21!pdy_3_5AHR-1863-JAN23-003-F?sw_aep=kcls

Start Page

3

End Page

3