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Alexander Duer Irving Jr. papers

 Collection
Accession: 1403
Abstract:

Alexander Duer Irving Jr. (1873-1941) was assigned as a junior naval aide to President Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) on his trip to the Paris Peace Conference, primarily because of his knowledge of French. He served with the rank of lieutenant under Wilson's personal physician, Admiral Cary T. Grayson (1878-1938). The papers record details of protocol at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Irving gives much social detail of formal affairs attended and the intricacies of protocol. He reports background information on French labor unrest, the high cost of living, and the fear of Bolshevist infiltration.

Dates: 1890-1928

Bauduy family papers

 Collection
Accession: 0978
Abstract:

The Bauduy family was associated with the prominent du Pont family, who immigrated to the United States from France in 1802 and established the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which manufactured gunpowder at mills on the banks of the Brandywine River just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Peter Bauduy (1769?-1833), a French refugee from Santo Domingo who was a partner of Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834). This collection contains correspondence of Hélène Bauduy (1806-1881), Peter Bauduy's daughter, and Alexandre Aristide Bretton de Chapelles (1799-1850), and a journal kept by Eulalia Keating (1801-1873), Bauduy's daughter-in-law.

Dates: 1823-1839

Bauduy family papers

 Collection
Accession: 0945
Abstract:

The Bauduy family was associated with the prominent du Pont family, who immigrated to the United States from France in 1802 and established the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which manufactured gunpowder at mills on the banks of the Brandywine River just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Peter Bauduy (1769-1833), a French refugee from Santo Domingo who was a partner of Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834). The bulk of the collection consists of letters from Juliette Bauduy (1773-1837) to her daughter Mimika (1793-1855). Also included are letters from Peter and Juliette to her sister and the Bauduy children to their aunt.

Dates: 1801-1812

Complaints to du Pont de Nemours in France (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 1094
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This collection contains photocopies of five complaints submitted to du Pont de Nemours when he was a deputy from Chevannes to the Assemblee des Trois Ordres du Bailliage de Nemours.

Dates: 1789 March

du Pont de Nemours and de Pusy correspondence

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Accession: 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. Françoise (Robin) Poivre (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel. Françoise 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

Du Pont de Nemours correspondence (photocopies)

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Accession: 0591
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours 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. Francoise (Robin) Poivre du Pont was his second wife. His grandson, Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. This collection consists of twenty-three photocopied letters, primarily from Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817), but also Francoise du Pont de Nemours (1748-1831) and Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The correspondence is primarily to Marie Anne Lavoisier Thompson (1758-1836), a French chemist and close friend of the family.

Dates: 1788-1818; undated

du Pont de Nemours documents (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0293
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains photocopies of documents signed relating to both du Pont de Nemours, their prosperity, loans, and power of attorney.

Dates: 1792-1812

du Pont de Nemours letters (copies)

 Collection
Accession: 0709
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains copies of letters of both du Pont de Nemours to Monsieur de la Fontaine, Jacques Necker (1732-1804), Philippe Nicolas Harmand (1759-1838), and Francoise Gabrielle Clemence Harmand.

Dates: 1778-1823

du Pont de Nemours letters (photocopies and microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0316
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains photocopies of letters written by both du Pont de Nemours regarding brochures.

Dates: 1803-1820

du Pont de Nemours letters to Jonathan Russell

 Collection
Accession: 1171
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains four letters from the du Ponts to Jonathan Russell (1771-1832), American Chargé d'Affaires in Paris.

Dates: 1811

DuPont Allied Business Firms records

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-VI
Abstract:

This collection includes the papers of Du Pont, Bauduy & Company (1803-1815); Du Planty, McCall & Company (1813-1837); Brandywine Mill Seat Company (1798-1854); A. Cardon & Company (1824-1833); and Rockland Manufacturing Company (1825-1856).

Dates: 1798-1856

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. records

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-V
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was organized in Paris in 1801 by Pierre Samuel "P.S." du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834) for the manufacture of gunpowder. Included here are records of the firm collected by P.S. du Pont and separated from the main body of company records.

Dates: 1782-1902; Majority of material found within 1802-1830

E.I. du Pont love letters

 Collection
Accession: 2343
Abstract:

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) was the founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains original love letters from du Pont to his wife, Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont (1775-1828). He writes of how much he loves his wife and misses her when away. English transcribed extracts of several letters were done by their daughter, Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888).

Dates: undated

Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1998-290
Abstract:

The Paris Colonial Exposition was a six month exhibit held outside of Paris, France in 1931 displaying the culture and resources of the colonial possessions of France. Opening May 6, 1931, the exhibition was visited by an estimated crowd of seven to nine million people. This collection includes twenty eight photographs of architectural renderings of buildings at the exposition, two photographs of models of buildings, six photographs of the actual buildings (some under construction), and one portrait photograph of M. Marcel Oliver (circa 1880s-1940s), an organizer of the event and former Governor-General of Madagascar. Each photograph is stamped on the back and has the name of the architect responsible.

Dates: 1931

Francis Gurney du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: 1600
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The papers consist of du Pont's student lecture and laboratory notes; letters; technical notes and papers; records of gunpowder production; patent specifications and drawings; patent correspondence; and printed patents related to gunpowder.

Dates: 1844-1900

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letter to Marc Antoine Jullian (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0193
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter from du Pont to Marc Antoine Jullien (1775-1848), "Ancien Inspecteur aux Revues" asking for copies of recent reviews or journals.

Dates: 1825 January 17

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letter to Marc Antoine Jullian (photocopy)

 Collection
Accession: 0195
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter from du Pont to Marc Antoine Jullien (1775-1848), "Ancien Inspecteur aux Revues" asking for copies of recent reviews or journals.

Dates: 1825 January 16

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letter to Pierre Didot

 Collection
Accession: 0101
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter from du Pont to Monsieur Pierre Didot (1761-1853), seeking the address of Marguerite Charlotte Desiree de la Fite de Pelleport (1780-1847).

Dates: 1818 June 9

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letters to Baron and Baronne Desmousseaux de Givre

 Collection
Accession: 0350
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains letters from du Pont to Baron (1757-1830) and Baronne Desmousseaux de Givre (1768-1843). The letters contain discussion of religious societies, his trip to Italy, and personal matters.

Dates: 1821-1826

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letters to Madame Aublay and cousin Albert

 Collection
Accession: 0032
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The letters are from du Pont to Madame Clarice Aublay (nee Hortode) and cousin Albert.

Dates: 1834-1835

Francoise Poivre du Pont de Nemours letters to Jacques Henri Bernardin de St. Pierre (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0349
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection includes photocopied letters from du Pont to Jacques Henri Bernardin de St. Pierre (1737-1814). The letters are entirely personal, with social and literary references, all general in character.

Dates: circa 1769-1771

French exhibit at the Exposicion Internacional del Centenario album

 Collection
Accession: 1998-286
Abstract:

The Exposicion Internacional del Centenario commemorated the centennial of the May Revolution in Argentina and its consequent independence from Spain. It was an international exhibition that was held in 1910 between May and November in the capital of Buenos Aires. The photographs in the album consist of views of France's exhibit and include the exterior and interior of the pavilion.

Dates: 1910

La philosophie de l'univers, by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours

 Collection
Accession: 2254
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. This is a printed copy of the third edition of La philosophie de l'univers (The Philosophy of the Universe), written by du Pont de Nemours in 1799, redated to 1814, with numerous revisions and additions in the form of annotations and interleavings. It is much more introspective than earlier editions and reveals a good deal about du Pont de Nemours' worldview as he was approaching the end of his life. The revised text is part philosophy and part memoir and includes long sections about death, religion, gender, and reincarnation that were not present in earlier editions.

Dates: 1799; 1814

Laine family papers

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Accession: 1515
Abstract:

The Lainé family was related to Peter Bauduy (1769-1833) a French refugee from Santo Domingo who was a business partner of Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834) of the DuPont Company. The family papers contain items from several generations and include a diary from Pierre-Francois Lainé's (1775-1846) captivity in Russia, Francois Damas Laine'ś (1823-1901) diary from his visit to France, Marie Lainé Santa Maria's (1866-1961) memoirs as a child living on a sugar plantation in Cuba, translation, and typescripts of the diaries, and genealogical information.

Dates: 1814-1876

Madame de Stael letter to Le Roy, Bayard & Co.

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Accession: 0311
Abstract:

Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). The letter from "Necker de Stael Holstein" to Le Roy, Bayard & Co., New York, concerning accounts with the firm and with W. Saladin.

Dates: 1814

Madame de Stael letter to Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (negative photostat)

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Accession: 0885
Abstract:

Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). Negative photostat of letter from Madame de Staël to Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817).

Dates: undated

Michel Adanson notes on nitrate

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Accession: 0906
Abstract:

During his lifetime, French botanist Michel Adanson (1727-1806) assembled a large number of notes and documents for a projected but never completed scientific encylcopedia. This collection of Adanson's notes focuses on nitrates, including saltpeter.

Dates: undated

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

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Accession: 0265
Abstract:

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

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and family documents (photocopies and microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0240
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. In 1800, accompanied by his sons, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), he arrived in America. The collection contains photocopies and microfilm of selected documents concerning du Pont de Nemours and members of his family from Mairie de Montargis and Mairie de Chevannes.

Dates: 1784-1799

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Francoise du Pont de Nemours letters (photocopies)

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Accession: 0597
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains photocopies of letters of both du Pont de Nemours. His letter regards obtaining a "safe conduct" passport while heading a scientific expedition being sent to North America by the Institute National. Her letters are with a Bergen Point, New Jersey former neighbor, C. Preudhomme, and his son.

Dates: 1789; 1811

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Madame de Stael letters

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Accession: 0089
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). This collection contains two letters, one by du Pont de Nemours and one by de Staël. His letter was written the night the Bastille was stormed. Her undated letter concerns French relations with Sweden.

Dates: 1789 July 15; undated

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Madame de Stael letters (photocopies)

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Accession: 0627
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). This collection contains six photocopied letters of du Pont de Nemours to Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), and de Staël letters to unknown correspondents. The letters include references to the political situation in France, services of du Pont de Nemours printing establishment, and national affairs.

Dates: 1813; 1817

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Victor du Pont French documents (photocopies)

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Accession: 0229
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827), the son of Pierre Samuel, was a French diplomat who later immigrated to the United States and established various trading companies before moving to Delaware. This collection contains three photocopied documents in French: a memoir by du Pont de Nemours, letter of Eustache Briux to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, and a letter from Victor du Pont to Talleyrand.

Dates: 1798-1801

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours correspondence and documents, copies

 Collection
Accession: 0393
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. This small collection consists of copies of letters and documents concerning du Pont de Nemours' apartments in Paris, France. There is also one copy of a letter from Emmanuel Crétet (1747-1809), Ministre de l'Intérieur.

Dates: 1798-1812

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours correspondence (photocopies)

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Accession: 0262
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains letters written to and from du Pont regarding business ventures, sale of books, dealing with creditors, and the fame he had brought to the town of Nemours.

Dates: 1797-1811

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter regarding voyage to America

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Accession: 0310
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter he wrote to a colleague concerning his proposed voyage to America.

Dates: 1797 September 22

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Claude-Antoine Guyot des Herbiers

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Accession: 1117
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. In 1800, du Pont de Nemours emmigrated to the United States with his sons. This item is a letter from du Pont de Nemours to Claude-Antoine Guyot des Herbiers (1745-1825), a French writer, lawyer, and politician. The letter is written in French and congratulates Guyot des Hebiers on a recent political nomination.

Dates: 1809 November 9

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Giovanni Fabroni (copy)

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Accession: 1090
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This item is a photocopy of a letter from du Pont de Nemours to Giovanni Fabroni (1752-1822), an Italian agronomist, economist, and chemist, regarding the latter's work on the grain trade.

Dates: 1810 August 3

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to James Madison

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Accession: 2283
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. In 1800, du Pont emmigrated to the United States with his sons Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). This is one letter from du Pont de Nemours to President James Madison (1751-1836) thanking him for his assistance with obtaining travel passes and letters of introduction for his sons. The letter is written in French and is dated July 5, 1812.

Dates: 1812 July 5

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Jean-Barthélemy Lecouteaulx de Canteleu

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Accession: 1388
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. In 1800, accompanied by his sons, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), he arrived in America. This item is a letter to Jean-Barthélemy Lecouteaulx de Canteleu (1746-1818) concerning a newly invented brocade loom.

Dates: 1809 March 3

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Joseph Jean Johannot

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Accession: 2127
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This is a letter from du Pont de Nemours to his friend Joseph Jean Johannot (1748-1829), a Swiss banker living in Paris, regarding the receipt of a subscription.

Dates: 1803 November 24

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Louis Marie de La Revelliere-Lepeaux

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Accession: 1661
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Louis Marie de La Revelliere-Lepeaux (1753-1824) was a member of the French government in the time surrounding the French Revolution, including the Estates-General, the National Convention, and the French Directory. The letter from du Pont to La Revelliere-Lepeaux concern's du Pont's son Victor, who was then serving as French consul at Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1797 March 27

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Louis Monneron

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Accession: 0084
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The collection contains a letter he wrote to Fermier General and Administrateur des Postes, offering advice on the handling of employees by Monneron and a collection of essays published by du Pont de Nemours about art exhibits in the Louvre in Paris.

Dates: 1798 June 3

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Philipp Albert Stapfer

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Accession: 0122
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The letter he wrote to Philippe Albert Stapfer (1766-1840), Ministre de l'Interieur de la Republique Helvetique, concerns the Swiss political system and public educational system.

Dates: 1798 May 31

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Pierre Fourault de Pavant

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Accession: 0026
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This item is a letter from du Pont de Nemours to Pierre Fourault de Pavant (1762-1816), who was a notary in Paris for the Baronne de Sael-Holstein (1766-1817).

Dates: 1805 September 20

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Rémi Robert Boucher de Molandon

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Accession: 0726
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Rémi Boucher de Molandon (1765-1824), was a council member in the Administrateur du Département du Loiret in Orléans, France. This is one handwritten letter from du Pont de Nemours to Boucher de Molandon concerning the treatment of unidentified prisoners.

Dates: 1796 July 26

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Rémi Robert Boucher de Molandon

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Accession: 0021
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Rémi Boucher de Molandon (1765-1824), was a council member in the Administrateur du Département du Loiret in New Orleans, France. This is one handwritten letter from du Pont de Nemours to Boucher de Molandon concerning the transfer of a general from the Minister of War to another department. The letter is dated June 4, 1797 and written in French.

Dates: 1797 June 4

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letter to Thomas Jefferson

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Accession: 0042
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. In 1800, accompanied by his sons, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), he arrived in America. In 1802, E.I. du Pont established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which began manufacturing gunpowder. This item is a letter written to President Thomas Jefferson about du Pont de Nemours' son, E.I. du Pont, as a gunpowder manufacturer and requesting Jefferson's opinon on the matter of refining saltpetre.

Dates: 1801 July 23

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letters

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Accession: 1921
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. In 1800, accompanied by his sons, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), he arrived in America. Du Pont de Nemours and his sons established the commission house of Du Pont de Nemours, Père et Fils & Cie. in New York. In 1800, Victor Marie du Pont established a trading company, Victor du Pont de Nemours & Co. This small collection consists of two letters regarding finances of business affairs.

Dates: 1805 November 7; 1805 November 14

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letters

 Collection
Accession: 1595
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This collection consists of two handwritten letters in French from du Pont de Nemours. The first letter is to an uknown recipient referred to as "mon cher Prédecesseur," and the second letter is to Pierre-Charles-Louis Baudin (1748-1799), politician and French revolutionary, who was opposed to the execution of King Louis XVI (1754-1793).

Dates: 1796 August 3; 1799 June 21

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Gustav, King of Sweden, III, 1746-1792 2
Harmand, Philippe Nicolas, 1759-1839 2
Jullien, Marc-Antoine, 1775-1848 2
Scheffer, Carl Fredrik, 1715-1786 2
Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne, 1727-1781 2
Baudin, 1748-1799 1
Bauduy, Amelia Keating, 1820-1886 1
Bauduy, Juliette Bretton des Chapelles, 1773-1837 1
Bauduy, Peter, 1769-1833 1
Bidermann, Jacques Antoine, 1751-1817 1
Bureaux de Pusy, Francoise Julienne Ile de France Poivre, 1770-1845 1
Desmousseaux, Antoine-François-Ehrard-Marie-Catherine, baron, 1757-1830 1
Didot, Pierre, 1761-1853 1
Du Pont, Francis Gurney, 1850-1904 1
Du Pont, Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport, 1770-1837 1
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865 1
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Hagley Yard 1
Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931) 1
Fabbroni, Giovanni Valentino Mattia, 1752-1822 1
Faulcon, Felix Marie, 1758-1843 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 1
Guyot des Herbiers, Claude-Antoine, 1745-1828 1
Irving, Alexander Duer, 1873-1941 1
Johannot, Joseph Jean, 1748-1829 1
Keating, Eulalia Margaret, 1801-1873 1
La Revellière-Lépeaux, Louis-Marie de, 1753-1824 1
Laine family 1
Lavoisier, Marie-Anne-Pierrette, 1758-1836 1
Le Roy & Bayard 1
Lecouteulx de Canteleu, Jean-Barthélemy, comte, 1746-1818 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Michel Adanson, 1727-1806 1
Monneron, Louis, 1742-1805 1
Moustier, Eleonore-Francois-Elie, 1751-1817 1
Oliver, M. 1
Paris Peace Conference (1919) 1
Peiriot, Jose 1
Pougens, Charles de, 1755-1833 1
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804 1
Russell, Jonathan, 1771-1832 1
Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de, 1737-1814 1
Stapfer, Philipp Albert, 1766-1840 1
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