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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry A. du Pont and Gustav Schelle correspondence (photocopies)

Accession: 1789

Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1926) was a military officer, a politician from Delaware, and vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. The collection consists of five letters from du Pont to Gustav Schelle (1845-1927) and one from Schelle. The letters mostly express personal friendship and deal indirectly with Schelle's writings on the Physiocraps and du Pont de Nemours.

Dates: 1924-1927

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours papers

Accession: LMSS-I

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. The collection consists of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours correspondence and writings in addition to correspondence of his second wife, Françoise (Robin) Poivre.

Dates: 1769-1831