Category: Archives

Orient Bay Salt Journal 1936-1950

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.