The E. I du Pont de Nemours & Company minute books document an important era in the history of the company from just before the turn of the twentieth century through the 1930s. The DuPont Company in this time went through many changes in structure...
Joseph Parry, a commander of a company in the 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry, explains the negative effects that extended service at Fort Delaware is having on soldiers' morale and political inclinations. Parry also states that a visit from...
Invoice for clothing issued to Company B (Lammot du Pont's company), 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry while serving at Fort Delaware. The invoice is signed by William Preston, regimental quartermaster of the 5th Delaware.
Military rations; Military uniforms; Equipment & supplies
List of clothing and equipment issued to Company B (Lammot du Pont's company), 5th Delaware Volunteer Infantry by Lieutenant William Preston, the Regimental Quartermaster. The items were issued at Fort Delaware on 26 June 1863.
Parades & processions; Soldiers; Military organizations; Military officers
Letter from R. Emmet Robinson informing du Pont of a torch light procession that was being organized to welcome home the 4th Regiment of Delaware Volunteer Infantry. According to Robinson, the procession was also intended to affect an upcoming...
Department stores; Banks; Historic buildings; Lease & rental services; Correspondence;
Letter from Bernard T. Converse of the Delaware Trust Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware to Mr. John Jackson informing Mr. Jackson of the cancellation for plans of a Strawbridges & Clothiers branch store in the Delaware Trust Building in...
Letter from the City of Wilmington, Delaware to the Delaware Trust Corporation granting permission to use public areas for installation of the bank vault in the basement of the Delaware Trust Building.
Building construction; Marble; Contracts; Office buildings; Banks; Correspondence;
Letter from Delaware Land Development Company to Wark Company regarding the contract with Hilgardner Marble Company of Baltimore, Maryland for installation of marble in the building addition of the Delaware Trust Building in Wilmington, Delaware.
Contract laborers; Building construction; Banks; Historic buildings; Correspondence;
Letter from the Delaware Land Development Company to Wark Company regarding problems arising from using a number of sub-contractors for building construction of the Delaware Trust Building in Wilmington, Delaware.