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  • Description: manufacture
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    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 January 20
    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the foundry in Selma that might be purchased by the Confederate government; he mentions the property, buildings, equipment, and cost. He also describes the iron that could be easily supplied from Shelby County: "From...
    • Q14918 - Q14921
    • Letter from W. M. Byrd in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 February 6
    • In the letter Byrd discusses the possibility of establishing an armory and powder mill in Selma. He has researched the matter and presented his proposal to the Confederate government twice with no success: "The indifference of the government on the...
    • Q14916 - Q14917
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Shelby County, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 February 13
    • In the letter Lapsley discusses specimens of irons and ores that are being sent to McRae, who will consider them for the manufacture of arms and equipment. He also describes the supply of iron ore on the property of the Shelby Iron Company: "Mr....
    • Q15437 - Q15439
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862 February 17
    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the availability of iron for work on the Alabama and Mississippi Rivers Railroad ("I apprehend some difficulty now in procuring iron to complete the road"), and he mentions specimens of iron that are being sent to...
    • Q15443 - Q15444, Q15446 - Q15447
    • Proclamation by Governor John Gill Shorter, issued March 1, 1862.

    • 1862 March 12
    • The proclamation urges Alabamians to grow as much food as possible (for both civilians and soldiers) and to contribute arms to the troops: "Turn your shops into labratories [sic] for the manufacture of arms and munitions of war. Send me thousands...
    • Q62257 - Q62258
    • "Who Is the State of Alabama?"

    • 1923
    • Leaflet issued by the Statewide Campaign Committee for the Abolishment of the Convict Contract System, explaining why the campaign has failed thus far: "No successful effort was made to develop a comprehensive system of employing convicts then...
    • Q15061 - Q15063

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