Pennsylvania Salt Works waste book and ledger

Throughout the colonial period, salt was a vital commodity, used to preserve food and in the making of gunpowder. During the Revolutionary War, the British attempted to cripple the economy of the Middle Atlantic colonies by cutting off their supply of salt from the New England colonies and other ov...

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Collection: Pennsylvania Salt Works Waste Book and Ledger
Collection Number: Am.232
Corporate Authors: Pennsylvania Salt Works (Creator)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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