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Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Francis du Pont letters to A. Hart

 Collection
Accession: 1173
Abstract:

Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection contains an original letter and photocopies of letters regarding cost for Abraham Hart (1810-1885) publishing an essay by Henry Winter Davis (1817-1865) on the doctrine of intervention and non-intervention in diplomacy and international affairs.

Dates: 1852 January

Samuel Francis du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: WMSS-IX
Abstract:

Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). His papers document du Pont's professional and personal life against the background of the pre-Civil War service.

Dates: 1812-1865

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
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