Guide to the Liverpool Salt and Coal Company Order Confirmation Card, March 7, 1905

Summary Information

Title: Liverpool Salt and Coal Company Order Confirmation Card, March 7, 1905
Collection: AC.787
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection is an order confirmation from Liverpool Salt and Coal Company, Hartford City, West Virginia to Hull and Staley Company in Marion, Virginia, dated March 7, 1905.

Creator: Liverpool Salt and Coal Company.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Liverpool Salt and Coal Company, Hartford, West Virginia, was established circa 1880 by Albert Edward Smith. The company pumped salt brine from the ground and refined it, having a capacity to make 300 barrels a day. Coal used in the salt-making furnaces was mined nearby and hauled in horse-drawn cars to the salt plant. The Liverpool Salt and Coal Company operated about 300 days a year and was one of the larger salt plants along the Ohio River.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a postcard-size order confirmation to Messrs. Hull & Staley Company, Marion Virginia from the Liverpool Salt and Coal Company, Hartford City, West Virginia, to deliver 58 150-pound sacks of salt and 40 100-pound sacks of salt. We guarantee our salt never to get hard. Can ship at once.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish. Accession number AC.2011.104

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Liverpool Salt and Coal Company, Hartford City, West Virginia, Order Confirmation Card to Hull and Staley Company, Marion, Virginia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Card, March 7, 1905 ACSC_Box 26, Folder 14