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

    • 1862-02-17
    • 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...
    • 2009-09-30
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Shelby County, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-13
    • 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....
    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-08
    • In the letter Lapsley discusses possible coal supplies to the foundry in Selma, if the Confederate government establishes an armory there. In particular he mentions the estimates given by William P. Browne, who plans to discuss the matter with...
    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from J. W. Lapsley in Selma, Alabama, to Colin J. McRae.

    • 1862-02-06
    • In the letter Lapsley discusses the plans of several businessmen (including himself) to purchase and upgrade the Shelby Iron Works. Before investing in the company, the men want a guarantee that the Confederate government will buy iron for at least...
    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from Thomas McConaughy in Burnsville, Alabama, to Horace Ware.

    • 1860-07-21
    • In the letter McConaughy comments on the quality of the iron produced by Ware at the Shelby Iron Works: "I have been working iron for the last thirty years, and do not hesitate to declare yours superior to any I ever used." The Shelby Iron Works...
    • 2009-09-28
    • Letter from John Fraser in Montgomery, Alabama, to Horace Ware.

    • 1860-06-07
    • In the letter Fraser comments on the quality of the iron produced by Ware at the Shelby Iron Works: "I hope you will be able to furnish all the iron that is consumed in this market, for in my opinion there is no better to be found in this or any...
    • 2009-09-28

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