It waslargely construed to satisfy the evident intent, for which itwas delegated. The words of the constitution are more wide,than those of the confederation. In the latter, thewords to set up “post roads” aren’t to be found. Thesewords were needless to say added for some reason. And if any,for what other aim, than to enable congress to lay outand make roads?Under the charter congress has, withoutany questioning, given a liberal construction to the powerto set up post offices and post roads. It has been trulysaid, that in a strict sense, “this power is achieved by thesingle act of growing the establishment.