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Nathanael WHEELER; Col. W. H. MALLORY
(Naval; Business Archive) Collection of correspondence and misc. business ephemera for Col. Mallory MALLORY SCREW PROPELLER CO.
1850. Archive of professional correspondence, family letters, and misc. business ephemera for Col. Mallory, an entrepreneurial former Civil War officer known for inventing and promoting the Mallory Screw Propeller. In total the collection contains over 85 items, dating from the 1850s through 1880s. Lot includes a significant group of letters from Nathaniel Wheeler. Mallory Manufacturing Co. documents, prospectus, (illustrated), and correspondence, including approx. 35 extensive letters by George Mallory and Col. Wm. H. Mallory and business affiliates O. K. Bernbaum, Nathaniel Wheeler, c. 1850s -1870s. Nathaniel Wheeler (1820-1893) was the entrepreneurial force behind Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Co., an innovative firm which specialized in sewing machines and was ultimately absorbed by Singer. George B Mallory, (1811-?) an inventor and engineer, was a principal since the formation of the company. Col. Wm. H. Mallory, his son, raised The First Connecticut Cavalry during the Civil War, served with honor and retired a Major. The Wheeler letters are addressed to George Mallory, dating from the mid 1850s. Captain O. K.. Bernbaum, of steamer Thyra, letters to Col. Wm. Mallory describing the ship's travels, specifying technical issues Family correspondence including a 9 p letter written from Denver in the July 1893 by Maud Mallory to her grandfather, " The men are ready to knock you down here if you breathe a word against bimetallism or mention gold as a single standard of values. In fact the feeling seems strong enough almost to divide the country as the silver issue. You … [Click Below for Full Description]
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