Papers, 1769-1831.

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Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817. Papers, 1769-1831.

Papers, 1769-1831.

This collection of the papers of Du Pont de Nemours was amassed by his descendant, Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954). The main body of papers descended through Henry Algernon du Pont to Henry Francis du Pont and now form part of The Winterthur Manuscripts.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company

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The family firm of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was established in 1802 and during the 19th century it became one of the United States' most important manufacturers of black powder. In 1902 three younger du Pont cousins: T. Coleman, Alfred I., and Pierre S. took over the company and within three years succeeded in bringing 75% of the American explosives industry (which at that time included black powder, dynamite, and smokeless powder) under their control. During the first decade of the...

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Du Pont, Joséphine de la Fite de Pelleport, 1770-1837

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Josephine du Pont, born Gabrielle Josephine de La Fite de Pelleport, was the daughter of the Marquis de Pelleport. She was educated at Versailles, where her father was in the service of the Comte d'Artois, brother of Louis XVI, and at the Abbaye de Port Royal in Paris. She married Victor du Pont in 1794 and came with him to America in 1797. They returned to France in 1798 but moved to America permanently in 1800 with other members of the du Pont family. Victor and his family lived in the New Yor...

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Faulcon, Félix Marie 1758-1843

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Du Planty, Raphael Defrédot, 1776-1854.

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Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827

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Victor du Pont (1767-1827) was born in Paris, the eldest son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours. After completing his education, he was employed as one of three sous-chiefs in his father's office at the Bureau du Commerce in Paris. In 1787 he obtained a position as private secretary to the Comte de Moustier, the French minister to the United States. In 1791 he was named aide-de-camp to General Lafayette, and the next year he was appointed secretary to the French legation in Philadelphia. In 179...

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Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804

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Bidermann, Jacques Antoine, 1751-1817.

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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834

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Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, was born in Paris on June 24, 1771. In 1787, he was accepted as a student in the Regis des Poudres, a government agency for the manufacture of gunpowder which was directed by Antoine Lavoisier. In 1800 Eleuthère Irénée du Pont emigrated to the United States and began investigating sites for a black powder manufactory. After consulting with Thomas Jefferson he established E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. on the bank of ...