PASSENGER AND FREIGHT REGULATIONS OF THE CHARLESTON AND HAMBURG RAILROAD, 1835
Reprinted from Miller’s Almanac, Charleston, 1835
Regulations for Passenger Carriage
1st. All baggage at owner’s risk, 75 lbs. allowed. 2d. Servants not admitted, unless having the care of Children, without the consent of all the Passengers. 3d. Passengers not allowed to stand on the outside platform. 4th. Smoking prohibited. 5th. No Gun or Fowling Piece shall be permitted to enter the car unless examined by the Conductor.
1st. Freight will be forwarded agreeably to the order of time it is received. That intended for the morning trip must be at the Depository by two o’clock the day previous, in good order, and marked with the name of the station on the line it is to be left at, or it will not be received. 2d. Freight for Jerico and the other stations up to, and including Reeves’, is payable at the Charleston Depository, and to be left at the place directed, at the risk of the owner. 3d. All freight must be paid for at the respective Depositories on its delivery. 4th. No packages of any description, for any of the stations, entered on the freight list for less than 12½ cents, and no receipt given for a less amount of freight than 50 cents. 5th. GUNPOWDER prohibited.”
Ulrich Bonnell Phillips, A History of Transportation in the Eastern Cotton Belt to 1860 (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1908), 165-166. Appendix 2.