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Wetherill & Brother: successors to Samuel Wetherill, established 1762; First and oldest corroders and oxidizers of lead in the United States; white lead-red lead-litharge and orange mineral; Offices & White Lead Works, Thirtieth below Chestnut St., Philadelphia; A.P. Wetherill, pres. & treas.; S.R. Wetherill, vice pres. & secy.; Phones: Bell-Evergreen 2501; Keystone-West 1138; Corroders by the old Dutch process; W.H. Wetherill and Son; Abel P. Wetherill succed William H. Wetherill who succeeded Dr. William Wetherill succeeding John Price and William Wetherill, M.D. composing the firm of Wetherill & Brother successors to Sam'l Wetherill & Son who established the first white lead manufactory in the United States of America; Letterhead consists of image of White Lead Works superimposed on image of Wetherill factory complex

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Keywords

White lead, Red lead, Lead based paint, Lead -- Corrosion, Lead -- Oxidation, Philadelphia (Penn.), Pennsylvania, Letterheads, Factories

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