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France -- Economic conditions

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letters to Carl Fredrik, Comte de Scheffer, of Sweden (microfilm and photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0335
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator (1739-1817). The letters to Carl Fredrik, Comte de Scheffer, of Sweden (1715-1786) were part of a series to supply news from Paris, intended for Gustavus III, King of Sweden. Topics include volumes on political economy, a work by M. de Gebelin, formation of a Polish army, French financial matters, and Anne Robert Jacques Turgot's (1727-1781) retirement as French minister of Finance.

Dates: 1773-1783

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours papers

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-I
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. 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