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12134
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Procured by the, \"Colonial Brethren of Wachovia,\" salt availability helped enhance settlement and populations in the northwestern portion of North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 9, Sept 1956, p9-10, il
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17787
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Most people might not think much about their table salt, but salt from different locations has different textures and flavors. Take, for example, the unique sea salt from the Outer Banks of North Carolina--a special occasion ingredient.
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20143
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This article is about the necessity of salt to civilian and military life during the American Revolution. Uses of salt as a food preservative, curing of hides, in horse feed, and as seasoning is detailed here along with the history of salt trade during this period as well as colonial management of salt shortages due to the war.
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24526
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The author recounts the importance of salt in North Carolina’s economy since the 1700s. During the American Revolution, salt was scarce, prompting towns on the coast of North Carolina to build their own salt works for local production.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 45 Issue 4, September 1977, p16-18, 39, il
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28613
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From the time of the early settlements, salt was produced by two methods on the North Carolina coast. One method was by solar evaporation and the second method was by boiling sea water. This most efficient system was fully developed by the start of the Civil War.
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28344
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This article contains excerpts of documents related to the State Salk Works located south of Wilmington. During the Civil War, the state offered employment opportunities at the Salt Works to those who opposed the war.