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Samuel Francis du Pont letter to John A. Dahlgren

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Accession: 0120
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 to John A. Dahlgren (1809-1870) is seeking his opinion in regard to a small steam cutter, Altheron, available for purchase.

Dates: 1857 June 14