Palmer, George William, 1818-1916

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Smyth County, Virginia contains many large salt works. From 1863 to 1893, George W. Palmer and William A. Stuart (died 1890), the father of Governor Henry C. Stuart, owned the Holston Salt and Plaster Company in Smyth County, Virginia. It consisted of 12,000 acres of land and both salt and plaster operations.

From the description of Bank of Wytheville promissory note, 1891. (Western North Carolina Library Network). WorldCat record id: 276166120

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associatedWith Appalachian State University. W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Bank of Wytheville (Wytheville, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Holston Salt and Plaster Company (Saltville, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jenks and Palmer (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Polk Miller Drug Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Stuart, William A. person
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Birth 1818-01-13

Death 1916-03-12



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