Boston Post, Extra...January, 1845. Cheap Postage and How to Get It
(Postage) Walker, Amasa
Price: 400.00 USD
Boston: 1845. First separate ppearance. 8 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Reform wasn't instituted until 1847, with the use of stamps. This article notes that the average cost of mailing a letter in 1845 was 14 1/2 cents. It supports a uniform rate of 2 cents per letter. Walker is the author of The Science of Wealth: A Manual of Political Economy, 1866. First separate ppearance. Tipped onto marbled paper backing for protection. Some slight soiling, else a very good copy of this rare pamphlet advocating postal reform.