Waybills

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1820-1832

GUSN

GUSN-11500

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

waybills
ink
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Ink
WAYBILLS

Inscription

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,

People and Organizations

Keene and Boston Eagle Line
United States Mail

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Title Tin Stage Orders Box Accession Number 1991.936.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

8.75 x 14.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.936.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)