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Terra Salis, Virginia (Howe)

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Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Virginia… (Charleston, SC: William R. Babcock, 1852), 344.

Terra Salis, or Kanawha Salines, is a flourishing town about 6 miles above Charleston, containing 4 dry-goods and 2 grocery stores, an extensive iron-foundry, 1 Episcopal, 1 Presbyterian, and 1 Methodist church, and a population of about 800.

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