Thursday, June 7, 2012

1886 Rider, Wallis & Company Letter

Shipping problems seemed to plague the Eagle & Phenix Mill in Columbus, Georgia. This time the issue is raised in a letter dated November 6, 1886 by Rider, Wallis & Company, the manufacturer of White Elephant Overalls.

Established in 1864 as a dry goods company, Rider, Wallis soon became a powerhouse in the work clothes industry with their White Elephant line. For more info on the company, check out the link below.

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