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Elliiott, Johnson & Co. letters to Henry du Pont

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Identifier: 1790
Abstract: Elliott, Johnson & Co. was a well-known banking and brokerage firm of Wilmington, Delaware, in the late nineteenth century. Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The collection consists of two letters from Elliott, Johnson & Co. regarding the purchase of bonds in two Florida railroads, the Sanford & Lake Eustis Railroad Company and the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway Company.
Dates: 1887

Henry du Pont incoming letters (photocopies)

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Identifier: 0576
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The collection contains two photocopied letters to du Pont, one from his nephew, James Irenee Bidermann (1817-1890), and the other letter from his sister, Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888).
Dates: 1825; 1881

Henry du Pont letter to James C. Aiken

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Identifier: 2223
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). In the letter to James C. Aiken (1806-1884), du Pont agrees to sign a letter of recommendation for a political appointment to president-elect Grant (1822-1885).
Dates: 1869 February 8

Henry du Pont letter to John M. Clayton

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Identifier: 0403
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). In 1854, du Pont wrote a letter to Senator John M. Clayton (1796-1856), requesting assistance in securing an appointment for his son, Henry A. du Pont (1838-1926), to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Dates: 1854 March 23

Henry du Pont letters (photocopies)

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Identifier: 0588
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The collection is comprised of photocopied of typescript copies of letters of du Pont to and from his family.
Dates: 1829-1837

Henry du Pont letters (photocopies) and Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours autobiography (typescript)

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Identifier: 1903
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The collection consists of photocopied letters from Henry du Pont (1812-1889) and typescript of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) autobiography he wrote in 1792. The letters are from sisters Eleuthera du Pont Smith (1806-1876) and Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888), as well as William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891) and M. Saito of the Japanese Navy.
Dates: 1811-1887; 1792

Henry du Pont release of mortgage to Anna B. Stidham

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Identifier: 0495
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). In the year before he died, du Pont released a mortgage he held to Anna B. Stidham (1854-1918) for land in New Castle County, Delaware.
Dates: 1888 October 22

Henry du Pont, U.S. Military Academy records (photocopies)

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Identifier: 1705
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The papers relating to du Pont's enrollment and time at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, including letters from Callender Irvine (1775-1841), Peter B. Porter (1773-1844), E.I. du Pont (1881-1834); du Pont's obituary as published in the 1890 annual reunion of the Association of Graduates Office at the Academy; and a roster of the West Point class of 1833.
Dates: 1828-1890