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France -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Complaints to du Pont de Nemours in France (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 1094
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This collection contains photocopies of five complaints submitted to du Pont de Nemours when he was a deputy from Chevannes to the Assemblee des Trois Ordres du Bailliage de Nemours.

Dates: 1789 March

du Pont de Nemours letters (copies)

 Collection
Accession: 0709
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains copies of letters of both du Pont de Nemours to Monsieur de la Fontaine, Jacques Necker (1732-1804), Philippe Nicolas Harmand (1759-1838), and Francoise Gabrielle Clemence Harmand.

Dates: 1778-1823

du Pont de Nemours letters to Jonathan Russell

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Accession: 1171
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains four letters from the du Ponts to Jonathan Russell (1771-1832), American Chargé d'Affaires in Paris.

Dates: 1811

La philosophie de l'univers, by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours

 Collection
Accession: 2254
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. This is a printed copy of the third edition of La philosophie de l'univers (The Philosophy of the Universe), written by du Pont de Nemours in 1799, redated to 1814, with numerous revisions and additions in the form of annotations and interleavings. It is much more introspective than earlier editions and reveals a good deal about du Pont de Nemours' worldview as he was approaching the end of his life. The revised text is part philosophy and part memoir and includes long sections about death, religion, gender, and reincarnation that were not present in earlier editions.

Dates: 1799; 1814

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Madame de Stael letters (photocopies)

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Accession: 0627
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766-1817), known as Madame de Staël, was a writer, philosopher, and politically engaged woman who survived the French Revolution and was exiled multiple times by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). This collection contains six photocopied letters of du Pont de Nemours to Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), and de Staël letters to unknown correspondents. The letters include references to the political situation in France, services of du Pont de Nemours printing establishment, and national affairs.

Dates: 1813; 1817

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours letters

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Accession: 1595
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This collection consists of two handwritten letters in French from du Pont de Nemours. The first letter is to an uknown recipient referred to as "mon cher Prédecesseur," and the second letter is to Pierre-Charles-Louis Baudin (1748-1799), politician and French revolutionary, who was opposed to the execution of King Louis XVI (1754-1793).

Dates: 1796 August 3; 1799 June 21

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

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Accession: 0345
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. Subjects include reviews of literary works, comments on political subjects, freedom of the press, du Pont accepting a Swedish knighthood, and biography of M. Turgot.

Dates: 1775-1782

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

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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

Victor Marie du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-II
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, business and personal papers, and writings of Victor Marie du Pont and his wife, Gabrielle Joséphine (de la Fite de Pelleport) du Pont.

Dates: 1778-1827