United States Statutes at Large/Volume 3/14th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 7
Repeal of postage imposed by the act of Dec. 23, 1814, ch. 16, sect. 2.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the thirty-first day of March next, so much of the act, entitled “An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by duties on sales at auction, and on licenses to retail wines, spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise, and for increasing the rates of postage,” passed the twenty-third day of December, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, as imposes additional duties on postage, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Approved, February 1, 1816.