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John Payton

FERRY ON THE WASHITA November 28, 1832.

John Payton has just completed his ferry boat, which is 45 feet long and made of the best materials.

It is now ready to accommodate travelers and others who may pass to and from Little Rock.

6 horse wagon 1 dollar

4 horse wagon 75 cents

2 horse wagon 50 cents

1 horse wagon 37 1/2 cents

Man and Horse 12 1/2 cents

Source
: Arkansas Advocate, December 19, 1832.

Updated 8.4.2010