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du Pont de Nemours and de Pusy correspondence

Identifier: 0035
Abstract: Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. He was an advocate for a national educational system and promoted Franco-American trade relations. Fran├žoise (Robin) Poivre (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel. Fran├žoise Julienne Ile de France (Poivre) Bureaux de Pusy (1770-1845) was a daughter from Poivre's first marriage. This collection includes a small selection of correspondence, including details on the family's immigration to the United States from France and Bureaux de Pusy's financial problems.
Dates: 1799-1813

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  • Names: Du Pont de Nemours, Francoise Robin Poivre, 1748-1841 X
  • Names: Bureaux de Pusy, Francoise Julienne Ile de France Poivre, 1770-1845 X