Papers, 1753-1847.

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Du Pont, Victor, 1767-1827. Papers, 1753-1847.

Papers, 1753-1847.

These materials constitute the chief body of Victor du Pont's papers. They should be used in conjunction with the Victor du Pont papers that are part of the Hagley Museum and Library's Longwood Manuscripts.

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Ingham served as Secretary of the Treasury, 1829-1831, under Pres. Andrew Jackson; staunch supporter of the Second Bank of the United States; helped develop inland canal navigation, railroad transportation, anthracite coal mining in Pennsylvania; died, 1860, in Trenton, N.J. From the description of Substance of a conversation with Samuel D. Ingham, 1831 Mar. 22. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30713434 Samuel D. Ingham was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvan...

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Bauduy, Peter, 1769-1833.

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Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804

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Necker, a Swiss born, Protestant French statesman, was the finance minister of France (1776-1781). Necker played an important role in assisting the American Revolution of 1776, by providing finances for the American cause. From the description of [Letters, 1779-1789] / Necker. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 301351545 ...

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...