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30 January 1862: “WHEREAS, It is of great importance to manufacture Salt in the interior of this State…”

Item description: Salt continued to be of great importance to the North Carolina Secession Convention as evidenced by this ordinance. In it, the convention exempts the owners and operators of “The Chatham Salt Mining and Manufacturing Company” from militia service, … Continue reading

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6 December 1861: “…we, the delegates of the people of North Carolina, in Convention assembled, entertain an undiminished confidence in the justice of the cause for which we have taken up arms…”

Item description: A resolution by North Carolina’s Secession Convention expressing confidence in the cause that the Southern States had undertaken, in the president of the Confederate States, and its soldiers. Item transcription: [No. 6.] RESOLUTIONS OF CONFIDENCE IN OUR CAUSE … Continue reading

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