Congress authorizes the first stamped newspaper-wrappers
Congress authorized the U.S. Post Office to issue stamped newspaper wrappers for the first time. The wrappers had originally a two cent stamp and a million of them were sold in the first three months that they were available. (By John Osborne)
Wesley Washington Pasco, American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking (New York: Howard Lockwood and Company, 1894), 443.