A selection of loose papers kept in a salt production ledger in the collection of Pierre Beauperthuy. Items include royalty fees paid for salt production rights, tallies of salt picked by workers and a letter from a trading company that had to stop shipping certain goods that were restricted due to the Allied war effort.
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This journal is a ledger from the collection of Pierre Beauperthuy. It records salt sales and expenses from the Orient Bay salt pond during the period 1936 to 1950. The first fifteen pages are a ledger of income and expenses. After a blank section, there are nine pages recording salt reaping in 1949 and 1950. This section includes the amount picked daily by worker and other expenses.
Download a PDF of Orient Bay Salt Journal 1936-1950.