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As of March 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) sets a 1-ounce weight limit for a First-Class letter with a single stamp on it, so the second-ounce rate is in place so that people can mail letters of up to 2 ou...

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The United States Postal Service came into being in 1775 when members of the Second Continental Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin as its first Postmaster General. In 1847, the first official U.S. postage stamps were i...

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According to the U.S. Postal Service, the price of a first-class postage stamp in the United States is 49 cents as of June 2014. This rate applies to standard-sized mail weighing 1 ounce or less. Letters weighing more th...

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A letter weighing 1 ounce or less sent from California to Virginia through the United States Postal Service costs 49 cents as of January 2014. Each additional ounce is 21 cents. For example, a 2-ounce letter costs 70 cen...

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As of May 2015, the additional postage cost for a second ounce on a first-class letter or flat is 22 cents. For a first-class package, the second ounce fee is $2.04.

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One Global Forever stamp covers the cost of mailing a first-class letter weighing up to 2 ounces sent from the U.S. to Canada. Letters weighing more than 2 ounces need additional postage. The stamp covers the cost of a 1...

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One first-class stamp is needed to mail a letter that weighs 1 ounce or less to Georgia from anywhere within the United States, as of 2014. There is an added cost for each additional ounce and a limit of 3.5 ounces for l...

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