Toll gate, painting by Cornelius Krieghoff, 1863. Copy, Wm. Notman & Son, 1934-1935
Did a toll have to be paid for animals such as sheep, lambs, and pigs when they travelled in herds of 10 or less?

A. No

B. Yes

For the answer ...

Answer: Yes!

No herd was exempt from the toll.

In 1897, the toll for a herd of 10 animals or less (sheep or pigs) was 2.5 cents.

The toll for a donkey or a horse was 2 cents.