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Saltpeter

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

DuPont Company correspondence with William H. Seward (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0604
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. Established in 1802, the company began with the production of gunpowder. The collection consists of seven photocopied letters between DuPont and Secretary of State William H. Seward (1801-1872) regarding the purchase of saltpetre (saltpeter) during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1862