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Title Letter to Palmer Campbell of Hoboken on American Lead Pencil Co. letterhead from company official, Hoboken, Oct. 28, 1918.
Object Name Documents
Catalog Number 2007.012.0017
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Scope & Content Letter to Palmer Campbell of Hoboken on American Lead Pencil Company letterhead from a company official (signature not legible), Hoboken, October 28, 1918. Photocopy of letter.

In a reply to a letter of the 25th from Campbell, the write sending his regrets he cannot attend a Committee on War [World War One] Work meeting due the the "enormous amount of our people being sick at the present time in nearly every department. We have over three hundred employees sick at the present time."

The illness referred to was probably the Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918.
Notes Original is probably in collections of Hoboken Public Library.
People Campbell, Palmer
Date 1918-1918
Year Range from 1918.0
Year Range to 1918.0
Search Terms American Lead Pencil Company
World War I
Imagefile 056\20070120017.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Business & Commerce
War
Social & Personal Activity
Health
Medical
Manufacturing