Guide to the Ferry Receipt, of General Lee's Baggage by Jacob Bousman, November 22, 1794

Summary Information

Title: Ferry Receipt, of General Lee's Baggage by Jacob Bousman, November 22, 1794
Collection: AC.635
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a handwritten receipt to Jacob Bousman, November 22, 1794 to ferrage 2 waggons, horses & drivers with Gen Lee's Baggage, no destination.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

This receipt is dated November 22, 1794 and states the ferreage of 2 waggons, horses, and drivers with General Lee's baggage but does not give the location. It was given to Jacob Bousman, apparently one of the drivers.

Scope and Contents

This single-item collection consists of a November 22, 1794 receipt to Jacob Bousman for ferrying General Lee's baggage on two wagons, with horses and drivers at an unknown location.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2000. Accessions number AC.2004.003

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, April 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.635: Ferry Receipt of General Lee's Baggage by Jacob Bousman, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Receipt, November 22, 1794 ACSC_Box 19, Folder 12