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Exhibitions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: World's fairs; International expositions.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Francis Du Pont letter regarding Crystal Palace in New York

 Collection
Accession: 0660
Abstract:

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. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The three page letter written to an unidentified colonel discusses the opening of the Crystal Palace in New York as part of the "Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations" World's Fair.

Dates: 1853 July 5

Samuel Francis Du Pont letter to T. Sedgwick

 Collection
Accession: 0129
Abstract:

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. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The letter from du Pont to Theodore Sedwick (1811-1859) concerning administrative arrangements for an exhibit du Pont was superintendent at the World's Fair in New York.

Dates: 1853 November 18