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Waybills

Description

Two printed waybills with inked-in handwritten lists of passenger names, places of departure, destination and record of payment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1832
Inscriptions
The bills are dated August 20, 1832, and August 21, 1832. The printed text includes basic information along the top- see file folder for a diagram of the waybill. Handwritten on the back of each bill, in iron gall ink is: Via Jaffrey/Way Bill/. By T.J. Fox/August 21-1832. Also: via Jaffrey/Way Bill By Hodskins . One bill has Keene & Boston crossed out and reversed in handwriting, for the return trip.
Associated Building
Subject United States Mail. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
waybills
WAYBILLS
People and organizations
Keene and Boston Eagle Line
United States Mail
Dimensions
8.75 x 14.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.936.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11500
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