Salt industry and trade
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1961
Scope and Contents Photostat copies of the wills of David Ruffner (1835); Andrew Donnally (1840); Joel Shrewsbury (1858); and Henry Ruffner (1861). Also, the order of appointment of the appraisers of the John J. Cabell estate, 1834, and inventory and appraisement, 1835. Copies made from the Kanawha County Will Books in the Kanawha County Courthouse, Charleston, W. Va. Added 1968 Apr 22: Five deeds (Photostat copies) from Kanawha County deed books for Charles Brown with William Cathy, 1808 Nov 14;...
Dates: 1834; 1835; 1840; 1858; 1861; 1808; 1809; 1842; 1844
Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Collection Number: A&M.2135
Overview Papers relating to the Wilson, Lewis, and Ruffner families of Prince Edward County, Virginia, Kanawha County, [West] Virginia, St. Charles County, Missouri, and Fairfield County, Ohio. Correspondence between Nathaniel V. Wilson and Dr. Goodridge Wilson, concerning land purchases, preparation for the settlement of the family, care of livestock, employment of slaves, salt making and marketing, and the market price of salt. Other members of the family migrated to St. Charles County, Missouri, and...