E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records

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This digital collection includes more than 3300 items from the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records collection. The items digitized to date primarily consist of correspondence received by the company between 1802 and 1886 from customers, sales agents, and other business associates. Correspondence with sales agents describe the marketing of black powder to the Army, Navy, coal mine operators, and railroad entrepreneurs. Also included in the digital collection are ledgers which document wages of individual workers and describe living standards. Click here for a detailed description of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records collection. Image: Receipt for the purchase of two passages from Liverpool to Philadelphia, 1852. Click to view.

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