||Edwin S. Cramp was the President of the Standard Arms Company which operated out of Wilmington, Delaware. The company was
involved in producing and selling the Smith-Condit military rifle to various governments, including those of Great Britain
and China. This collection consists of correspondence (1905-1910) to and from Edwin S. Cramp during and after his term as
President of the Standard Arms Company. Five individuals figure prominently in this collection: E. S. Cramp, Irenee DuPont
(Vice-President of Standard Arms from 1908), Charles M. Dally (private dealer of armaments), H. C. Wilson (Captain and later
Major in the U. S. military and associated with the Sub-Target Gun Company), and B. Atwood Robinson (President of the Sub-Target
Gun Company). Also included in the collection are financial reports of Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. and Vickers, Sons
& Maxim, Ltd. and contemporary newspaper clippings concerning Russia, China, Great Britain, and France.