This collection helps to document the history of Singer Manufacturing Company during the period 1860 through 1880. After success in forming one of the first U.S. patent pools the Singer Company was ready to capitalize and built several new...
Military officers; Military organizations; Military rations
Copy of telegram from James M. Peoples to Major Henry B. Judd. Peoples, Captain of Company A, 7th Regiment Delaware Volunteer Infantry, requests information on rations. Henry B. Judd was the U.S. Army liaison officer in Wilmington, Delaware.
Correspondence; Gunpowder; Ordnance industry; Government contracts;
Mason requests powder for indian factories (Chicago, Mackinac, and Sandusky) and indian annuitites (Wyandotes, Chippewas, Puttawatimies). Mason requests that powder be shipped to agent Joseph Lopes DIas in New York.
Letter regarding Raskob's appointment to join executive committee of American Defense Society, annotated by P. S. du Pont suggesting that Raskob ought not get involved because the Du Pont Company was involved in national defense in other ways.
A general view in Foley Square as some 3,000 students from high schools and city colleges gathered for their demonstration at the City Hall in protest against proposed reductions in budget requests for education. Police reserves were called out to...
Hancock encloses a summary of powder sales by customer and requests additional powder. He reports that du Pont powder was the only U.S. powder not to be condemned under recent Massachusetts powder laws.
Mitchel & Shepard write that they cannot sell du Pont powder at the price the company requests because of competition from the Baltimore manufactory. They have sold powder to storekeepers in surrounding counties.
Based on the recommendations of Henry Alexander and Archibald McCall, the firms agrees to become an agent for E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company according to the terms the firm outlines. The firm requests that powder be sent to Henry Bennett at...