Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That there be established, at the seat of the government
of the United States, a general post-office, under the direction of a Postmaster General. The Postmaster General shall appoint two assistants, and such clerks as may be necessary for the performance of the business of his office, and as are authorized by law; and shall procure, and cause to be kept, a seal for the said office, which shall be affixed to commissions of postmasters, and used to authenticate all transcripts and copies which may be required from the department.
Not exactly sure, at this time, what impact that has on the perceived use of the post office as it relates to turnabout or other uses of it for remedy. Open for other commentary. I did no stumble upon this but rather shared with me by a friend as we were discussing the Post Office BEING the seat of government and she dug right in to verify or question.
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Post Office is not seat of government, so it appears, Upon review of the Statutes at Large, the Post Office was established AT the seat of government not "is or as" the seat of government as presented by others outside if this forum, that may have spilled over. See....CHAP. LXIV.--- n Act to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the Post-office Department. (a)