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Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Eleuthère Irénée du Pont letters (photocopies)

Accession: 0265

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. His son, Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., a black powder manufacturer, on the Brandywine River in Delaware. The collection contains photocopies of three letters of du Pont de Nemours du Pont to Etienne Alexandre Jacques Anisson du Perron (1749-1794) and Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847). The letters concern printing, natural sciences, and requesting scientific journals and bulletins.

Dates: 1791; 1801; 1802

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  • Subject: Printing industry X
  • Names: Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 X