PUBLIC WEIGHING- PILOTAGE—POST OFFICE. 423
WARNER & JOHNSON. 79 Smith's wharf having been qualified by taking the
proper oaths, are prepared to attend to weighing articles, and giving certificates of the
same, at reasonable rales, as for instance: Coffee 2 1/2 cents per bag, Cotton 10 cts per.
bale, Pig Iron 25 cts, per ton, Sugar 10 cts per hhd., Tobacco 3 cts. per 100 lbs., Log-
wood 30 cts. per ton, including labor and all other expenses.
RATES OF PILOTAGE.
From Baltimore, to sea, $2 50 for each foot of water the vessel shall draw.
From sea to Baltimore, $3 50 for each foot of water the vessel shall draw.
From sea to the District of Colombia, in Maryland, or from thence to sea, Add one-
fifth to the above rates; and on vessels not owned by citizens of the United States, add
one-third to the above ratei, except when otherwise regulated by treaty.
From sea to New Point Comfort, one-fourth op.
From sea to the mouth of the Potomac, one half up.
From sea to Annapolis, three-fourths up.
From Baltimore to Annapolis, one-third down.
North-east corner of North and Fayette streets.
JAMES M. BUCHANAN, Postmaster.
The office is open for business during the week, in winter season, from 7 1/2 A. M. till
7 P. M.; in summer from 6 1/2 A. M. till 7 P. M. On Sundays from 9 till 10 A, M.
Under present arrangements the office it open also from 7 to 7 1/2 P. M. for delivery
of the evening mails.
Persona who hare prirate boxes, or with whom the carriers keep monthly accounts,
wishing to pay postage after the office is closed, can do so by putting a slip of paper
round their letters, requesting to be charged.
Arrival and departure of the principal Mails.
Eastern mail arrives at . . 11 1/2 P. M. Closes at 8A.M.
" . 2 1/2 P. M. Closes at 7 P. M.
Southern mail arrives at ... 8 P. M. Closes at 9 P. M.
Western mail arrives at 6 1/2 P. M. Closes at 6 A. M.
Chambersburg and York, exe. Sund. 7 P. M. Closes at 8 A. M.
Annapolis, do......... 8 1/4 A M. Closes at 8A.M.
Annapolis extra, during sess. of Leg. 8 P.M. " Closes at 4 P.M.
Washington, extra, ..... 8 1/4 P.M. Closes at 8 A. M and 4 P. M.
Winchester, Harper's Fee., &c. ex. Sund, arrives at 6 1/2 P. M. Closes at 6 A. M.
Freedom, via Franklin, &c. Tues. St Sat. arrives at 6 P. M. Closes at 9 P. M.
Gettysburg, Westminster, &c. Mon. Wed. & Fri. 7 P. M. Closes at 6 A. M.
Hanover, York Springs, &c. Mon. Wed. & Fri. 7 P. M. Closes at 9 P. M.
Abingdon, Bel Air, &c. Tuts. Thurs. & Sat. 3 P. M. Closes at 8 A. M.
Emmitsburg via Uniontown, See. Mon. Wed. & Fri. 7 P. M. Clows at 6 A. M.
Towsontown and Govanstown, Wed. &. Sat. - 9 A. M. Closes at 9 A. M.
Mails for offices in Cecil, Kent, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester and Queen Anne's
Counties, and Quantico and B. C. Springs, are closed Mon. Wed. &. Sat. at 8 A. M.
Due Sun. Tues. and Thur.
Mails are closed for the miner offices on the E. S. of Virginia and most parts of
Delaware, Monday, Wed. and Sat. 9 P. M. and for the County Towns, also for Wor-
cester and Somerset Counties, Md. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 8 P. M.
Norfolk mail arrives on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday mornings about 8 A. M.,
and closes on Monday. Wednesday, and Friday at 3 P. M., winter arrangement; sum-
mer arrangement, daily except Sunday.
RATES OF POSTAGE.
All distances under 300 miles, 5 cents—over 300 miles, 10 cents, for each letter of
half an ounce weight or under, and for every additional half ounce or fraction of the
same, the same rate.
Newspapers, not over thirty miles from place of publication, free, and to any dis-
tance in the state in which they are printed, or put of the state, and not over one
hundred miki, 1 cent postage; over one hundred miles, and out of the state, 1 1/2 cents.
Letters f or foreign ports must hare the American inland postage paid where they are
nailed, and if for the Liverpool Great Western Steam Co. ships from New York. 25
cents per single letter extra,