Bureau of Mines Report on the Salt Deposit at Avery Island
This pamphlet, published by the American Bureau of Mines, reported on the geological characteristics and commercial potential of the salt deposit at Petit Anse Island. It also gives a brief history of the way salt was manufactured on the island during the Civil War.
American Bureau of Mines
On the Rock-Salt Deposit of Petit Anse: Louisiana Rock-Salt Company (New York: American Bureau of Mines, 1867)
Published here by W. Caleb McDaniel
This item is believed to be in the public domain.