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Du Pont, Lammot, 1831-1884

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1831 - 1884

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Natrona Alkali Company records

 Collection
Accession: 2475
Abstract:

The Natrona Alkali Company was incorporated to hold title to 1,600 acres of sodium carbonate deposits in Natrona County by the descendants of chemist, Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), who developed B blasting powder, using Chilean sodium nitrate and had hoped that the sodium carbonate might become a substitute for imported sodium nitrate in the manufacture of explosives, but the deposits turned out to have no commercial application. The Natrona Alkali Company records are primarily the corporate records related to a second incorporation of the company due to a clerical oversight, the materials date from 1950 to 1980, though there are some documents from the ealier company.

Dates: 1876-1978; Majority of material found within 1950-1978

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letter to Lammot du Pont

 Collection
Accession: 1253
Abstract:

Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The letter from du Pont to Lammot du Pont (1831-1884) concerns the disposal of a book of her husband's on marine artillery.

Dates: undated