Domestic Letter Rate: 3¢ per ½ oz.
Registry Fee: 20¢ - paid in cash - stamp not required
Jan. 1 - Apr. 30 - Rate for Drop Letters per ½ oz: Two Cents
May 1 - Dec. 31 - Rate for Drop Letters per ½ oz: One Cent
Commemoratives: The first Commemorative stamps were not issued until 1893
Special Delivery: The first Special Delivery stamps were not issued until 1885
Postage Dues: The first Postage Due Stamps were not issued until 1879
Designs of the 1861-1869 Regular Issues