Business letter from Elisha Webb and Son Co. to Oscar E. DuRant
Date: May. 29 1941 |
Business letter from A. B. Simon at Elisha Webb and Son Company, Philadelphia, Pa., to Oscar E. DuRant, Wilmington, N.C., regarding a shipment that is to be returned. During the late 1930s and throughout the 1940s, DuRant operated a ship chandlery business as a subsidiary of the Sucony-Vacuum Oil Company of Baltimore, Md. DuRant supplied lubricating oils, mechanical parts, tools, and foodstuffs to merchant and naval vessels throughout World War II, including Liberty and Victory ships constructed in Wilmington. more...