St. Louis directory :
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.