St. Louis directory :
Table Of Domestic Postages.
Letter Postage To And From Any Part Of The United States, Except Cali-
Fornia, Oregon And Washington Territories.

For each one-half ounce, three cents; California, Oregon Territory and Washington Territory, ten cents.
Pre-payment by stamps required. Newspapers one cent each.

Newspapers, Etc.

Rates of postage to be charged upon newspapers, pamphlets, periodicals, books, unsealed circulars, and
every other description of printed matter, transient or otherwise:

Weights. No. 1. No. 2. No. 3. No. 4. No. 5.
Cts Cts. Cts. Cts. Cts.
Weighing 1 oz. or under 1 1 2 2
Over 1 oz. and not over 2 oz 1 2 4 2
Over 2 oz. and not over 3 oz 1 3 6 2
Weighing not over 1 1/2 oz 1 2
Weighing 3 oz. or under 1 2
Oyer 3 oz. and not over 4 oz 2 4 8 4
do 4 oz. do 5 oz 3 5 10 6
do 5 oz. do 6 oz 4 6 12 8
do 6 oz. do 7 oz 5 7 14 10
do 7 oz. do 8 oz 6 8 16 12
When weighing at least 8 oz 4
Over 8 oz. do 9 oz 7 4 1/2 9 18 14
do 9 oz. do 10 oz 8 5 10 20 16
do 10 oz. do 11 oz 9 5 1/2 11 22 18
do 11 oz. do 12 oz 10 6 12 24 20
do 12 oz. do 13 oz 11 6 1/2 13 26 22
do 13 oz. do 14 oz 12 7 14 28 24
do 14 oz. do 15 oz 13 7 1/2 15 30 26
do 15 oz. do 16 oz 14 8 16 32 28

No. 1 relates to newspapers, periodicals, unsealed circulars, or other articles of printed matter (except books) when sent
to any part of the United States.

No. 2 relates to small newspapers, published monthly or oftener, and pamphlets not containing more than sixteen octavo
pages, when sent in single packages, to one address, and pre-paid by postage stamps.

No. 3 relates to books, bound or unbound, not weighing over 4 pounds, fur any distance under 3000 miles, pre-paid.

No. 4 relates to books, bound or unbound, not weighing over four pounds, for any distance over 3000 miles, pre-paid.

No. 5 relates to transient newspapers, periodicals, etc., sent to any part of the United States, not paid.

Directions.

1st. Transient matter, to be entitled to the benefits of the rates above mentioned, must be pre-paid at
the mailing office. If not pre-paid, it is subject to double the above rates.

2nd. Small newspapers, pamphlets, etc., when sent in packets of less than eight ounces, must be rated
singly.

3d. Books sent unpaid are subject to a postage of fifty per cent, in addition to their pre-paid rates.

4th. The weight of newspapers, periodicals or other printed matter, must be taken or determined when