RATES OF POSTAGE
LETTERS TO ANY PART OF THE UNITED STATES, 3 cents for each 1-2 ounce or part thereof.
DROP LETTERS, 2 cents. ADVERTISED LETTERS, 1 cent, in addition to the regular rates.
VALUABLE LETTERS may be registered on application at the office of mailing, and the payment of a registration fee not exceeding 20 cents.
TRANSIENT NEWSPAPERS, Periodicals, Pamphlets, and all mailable printed matter, (except circulars and books,) 2 cents for each and every 4 ounces. Double these rates are charged for books.
UNSEALED CIRCULARS (to one address) not exceeding 3 in number, 2 cents, and in the same proportion for a greater number.
SEEDS, CUTTINGS, ROOTS, & c., 5 cents for each 4 ounces or less quantity.
ALL PACKAGES of Mail Matter not charged with letter postage must be so arranged that the same can be conveniently examined by Postmasters; if not, letter postage will be charged.
ALL POSTAGE MATTER, for delivery within the United States, must be PREPAID by stamps (except duly certified letters of soldiers and sailors); otherwise, double the above rates will be charged on delivery.
LETTERS TO CANADA and other British North American Provinces, when not over 3,000 miles, 10 cents for each 1-2 ounce. When over 3,000 miles, 15 cents. Prepayment optional.
LETTERS TO GREAT BRITAIN or IRELAND, 24 cents. Prepayment optional.
LETTERS TO FRANCE, 15 cents for each 1-4 ounce. Prepayment optional.
LETTERS to other FOREIGN COUNTRIES vary in rate, according to the route by which they are sent, and the proper information can be obtained of any Postmaster in the United States.