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

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Samuel Francis Du Pont letter to T. Sedgwick

Accession: 0129

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