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At the finery hearth, a pig was slowly fed into a charcoal fire. The high-carbon iron melted and dripped down into a pool on the hearth, some carbon being burned away as it melted and passed through the air. The process was repeated a second time and a third, after which, because the melting point had been raised with the removal of Saugus Ironworks Restoration, Forge Shop and Rolling Mill This view of the restoration of America's first major ironworks shows the stacks for the two refinery hearths and a waterwheel for a trip hammer on the left.
9 Yet, again, quantities of supposed ore were gathered, and it was proposed to fill a ship with it for transmission to England. John Smith, however, concerned over the direction events were taking, became determined to establish the colony on a self-sufficient basis before the gold mania destroyed the venture. Whether his prudence was further conditioned by a memory of the Frobisher episode is not known, but at Smith's urging the ship finally returned to England laden with marketable cedar wood.
Elizabeth's response was to deny Spain's proprietary rights in lands that were not already occupied. Henceforth, England claimed the sanction of the law of nations for any country to transport colonies to those uninhabited areas. 39 Nor was the first English colonizing attempt long in coming. In 1582, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, who had acted as a propagandist for Frobisher's voyages, organized an expedition. He set out the following year. Among his goals was to find yet another legendary kingdom in the Americas, Norumbega.