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Gabrielle Josephine de La Fite de Pelleport (Madame Victor du Pont), 1794-1834

Accession: LMSS-IIIdentifier: LMSS-II-III.


  • Creation: 1794-1834

Scope and Content

This series consists primarily of Gabrielle Josephine du Pont's letters to her brother-in-law E.I. du Pont and his wife. Subjects treated concern the financial position of her family in 1817 (after her husband's transfer to his brother of claims against the powder company) and again in 1834, her unsuccessful plan to visit France in 1818, and the effects of the explosion in the powder mills during the latter year; also, Du Planty's plans to serve the powder company and news of Mme. Cruger's activities.


From the Collection: 0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

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This collection is open for research.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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