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A List of Ferry Tolls Across the Nueces River in 1847

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Here is a list of ferry tolls across the Nueces River in 1847:

 

For each and every wheel to a wagon, buggy, or carriage, 25 cents.
For each and every pair of oxen and horses, 25 cents.
For each man and horse, 25 cents.
For each man, 12 1/2 cents.
For each loose horse, 10 cents.
For each head of sheep, goats, or hogs, 3 cents.

 

------ Paul S. Taylor, "An American-Mexican Frontier," 1934

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Posted : 6th January 2020 4:11 pm
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