Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)
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Iron workers and others associated with the ill-fated iron works at what is now Cedar City, Utah, were paid on account, due to a shortage of currency in the frontier community. These ledgers list the names and occupations of the workers and the amounts credited for their services. As with many mining communities of the day, items they needed from the company store were then debited from their accounts. The mission ultimately failed due to poor weather, hostile Indians, and unforeseen manufacturing problems.
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- Publication Title
- Deseret Iron Company Account Book (UT)
- Total Records
- 0 · Complete: 100%
- Content Source
- Southern Utah University
- Published on Fold3
- 07 Jan 2010
- Last Updated
- 15 Jan 2010
- Ledger book listing employee accounts, division of labor, and payroll for Iron Mission pioneers in Iron County, Utah, 1854-67.