We Value Your Privacy

This site uses cookies to improve user experience. By continuing to browse, you accept the use of cookies and other technologies.

I UNDERSTAND
LEARN MORE

Lysander Spooner: The Man Who Took on the U.S. Postal Service—and Won

The American Mail Company successfully forced the U.S. Post to bring down its postal rates.

lysander spooner
  • camera-icon
  • Photo Credit: Alchetron
lysander spooner
  • camera-icon
  • Closeup of the American Letter Mail Company stamp of 1844. 

    Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
lysander spooner and american mail company
  • camera-icon
  • 20 for a dollar stamps from the American Mail Company. 

    Photo Credit: Stamp Auction Network