In the letter Everett urges Milton to cooperate with the governor of Alabama to provide military protection at the saltworks in West Bay, Florida: "The operatives have so long & so often been injured & annoyed by insignificant raids upon their work...
In the letter Blount informs Sherman of an upcoming Union invasion of Mobile, "which if successful, must give the enemy control of all South Alabama." Blount has been authorized to gather slaves and mules from the nearby saltworks to finish...
In the letter Moore discusses recent legislation regulating the sale and exportation of salt in the state. The law was enacted to provide enough salt for Alabama citizens, but Moore directs Green to allow sales with citizens of Mississippi as well:...
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