Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for January 1st, 1864 AD or search for January 1st, 1864 AD in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1862., [Electronic resource], The production of saltpetre — something for every man to do. (search)
n Prussia or Sweden, or the Northern portions of our own country. It is estimated that within twelve months from the first formation of the beds, saltpetre, ready for use in the manufacture of powder, can be procured in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas; but to encourage the investment of labor and capital in this business, and to cover contingencies, the Government proposes to take, at fifty cents per pound, all saltpetre made in this way until the 1st of January, 1864. The propriety of the difference in price fixed by the Government will be obvious upon a moment's reflection. If it was proposed to purchase at fifty cents per pound all saltpetre delivered prior to January, 1864, and the blockade should be raised withing that period, importers could procure it abroad at six or seven cents, and realize incalculable profits. If all saltpetre made within the Confederacy, from nitrous earths, commanded the same price for that period, as the proces