Papers, 1782-1838.

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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834. Papers, 1782-1838.

Papers, 1782-1838.

This collection of the papers of E. I. du Pont was amassed by his descendant, Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954). The main body of E. I. du Pont's papers descended through Henry Algernon du Pont to Henry Francis du Pont and now forms part of the Hagley Museum & Library's Winterthur Manuscripts.

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