Records, 1783-1797 [microform].

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France. Ministère des affaires étrangères. Records, 1783-1797 [microform].

Records, 1783-1797 [microform].

These records were microfilmed from the Archives du Ministère des Affaires Extérieur. They document Victor du Pont's and Pierre S. du Pont's service with the Ministry.

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Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787

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On January 30, 1785 Pierre Samuel du Pont (1739-1817) was appointed by King Louis XVI to be one of France's two Commissaires Généraux for the Ministère du Commerce Extérieur. In this capacity he reported to Finance Minister Vergennes. Du Pont sought to implement a program which included reforming the monetary and guild system and laying the foundations for a constitutional monarchy. He attempted to move toward free trade by reducing both internal customs and export duties. He ai...