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Salt industry and trade

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Luke Wilcox (1795-1854) Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2015
Overview Diary of Luke Wilcox, a Kanawha County farmer, merchant, salt well and furnace owner and operator, written in memorandum form except for scattered entries giving more information on specific subjects, such as the weather, churches and ministers, farm operation, travel, salt wells and furnaces, slaves, names of personal and business correspondents, coal, and land purchases. There is also an addendum regarding the Wilcox family bible. See "Scope and Contents" for additional information.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1843-1854; 1795-1879