The Saint Louis directory for the years 1854-5 :

Schedule
of the days of sailing of the United States Mail Steamers, between the
United States and Europe, for 1854.

Saturday being the day of departure from the United States, Wednesday
from England and France, and Friday from Bremen.

Line. From
New York,
Saturday.
From
Liverpool
Wednesday.
From
Southa Mpton
Wednesday.
From havre,
Wednesday.
From
Bremenn,
Friday.
Collins January......7 January....11
Havre " 14 .................. January....18 January....18
Collins " 21 January....25
Bremen " 28 ..................
Collins February.....4 February....8
Havre " 11 .................. February...15 February...15
Collins " 18 February...22
Bremen " 25 .................. March.....1 .................. February..24
Collins March........4 March........8
Havre " 11 .................. March......15 March......15
Collins " 18 March.......22
Bremen " 25 .................. March......29 .................. March......24
Collins April..........1 April.........5
Havre " 8 .................. April........12 April........12
Collins " 15 April........19
Bremen " 22 .................. April.........26 .................. April......21
Collins " 29 May........3
Havre May........6 .................. May........10 May........10
Collins " 13 May........17
Bremen " 20 .................. May........24 .................. May........19
Collins " 27 May........31
Havre June........3 .................. June........7 June........7
Collins " 10 June........14
Bremen " 17 .................. June........21 .................. June........16
Collins " 24 June........28
Havre July........1 .................. July........5 July........5
Collins " 8 July........12
Bremen " 15 .................. July........19 .................. July........14
Collins " 22 July........26
Havre " 29 .................. August........2 August........2
Collins August........5 August........9
Bremen " 12 .................. August........16 .................. August........11
Collins " 19 August........23
Havre " 26 .................. August........30 August........30
Collins September...2 September...6
Bremen " 9 .................. September 13 .................. September 8
Collins " 16 September..20
Havre " 23 .................. September 27 September 27
Collins " 30 October........4
Bremen October........7 .................. October.....11 .................. October......6
Collins " 14 October......18
Havre " 21 .................. October........25 October........25
Collins " 28 November........1
Bremen November....4 .................. November....8 .................. November....3
Collins " 11 November..15
Havre " 18 .................. November..22 November 22
Collins " 25 November..29
Bremen December....2 .................. December....6 .................. December....1
Collins " 9 December..13
Havre .................. .................. December...20 December...20
Collins " 23 December..27
Bermen .................. .................. January........3 .................. December 29
Important Instructions.

The single rate of letter postage by either of the above
lines, (and the same in respect to tho British lines.) to
or from any point in the United States, (except Oregon
and California.) for or from any point in Great Britain,
is 24 cents, pre-payment optional. Newspapers, each
two cents United States, and 2 cents British—each coun- try to collect its own postage, whether the paper is sent
from, or received in the United States. [Biitbh news-
papers usually come British postage paid by a penny
stamp, equal to 2 cents.] They moat be sent in narrow
bands open at the ends. Letten for the continent of
Europe, to pass through Great Britain, in the open mail,