Sometimes a couple of horses, mules, or cows would be dragging a hogshead of tobacco, with a pivot or axle driven into each end of the hogshead, and something like a shaft attached, by which it was drawn or rolled along the road. I have seen two oxen...
Travels in some parts of North America, in the years 1804, 1805, & 1806 - Page 100
by Robert Sutcliff - 1811 - 293 pages
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