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Du Pont de Nemours, Françoise Robin Poivre, 1748-1841.
Françoise Robin was born in 1748, the daughter of Antoine Robin de Livet of Lyon, France. She was married first to Pierre Poivre (1719-1786), naturalist and Intendent of the islands of Mauritius and Réunion. In 1795 she became the second wife of his friend, Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and emigrated with him to the United States in 1800. The couple returned to France in 1802, but Françoise was unable to accompany Pierre when he returned to America in 1815. After his death two years later,...
Lammot, Anna Smith, 1793-1875.
Bauduy, Victorine du Pont, 1792-1861
Victorine du Pont was the oldest daughter of E.I. du Pont, the founder of the family powder business. She married Ferdinand Bauduy in 1813, but he died six weeks later, and she never remarried. From the description of Autograph album, 1821-1844. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122516487 Victorine du Pont Bauduy, the eldest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), was born in Paris and came to the Uni...
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Dwelling).
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827
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...
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817
Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours wrote his autobiography to the year 1765 while in hiding near Paris in September 1792. From the description of Autobiography, 1792 : typescript copy. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86119300 French economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Thomas Jefferson, 1813 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744066 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Au...
Bidermann, James Antoine, 1790-1865
Du Pont, Margaretta Lammot, 1807-1898
Margaretta Elizabeth Lammot was a daughter of Daniel Lammot (1782-1877) and Susan Parham Beck Lammot (1786-1817) of Philadelphia. In 1824, she married Alfred Victor du Pont, a son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont. Alfred V. du Pont joined the family firm of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in 1818 and eventually became senior partner. He resigned from the firm in 1850. Alfred and Margaretta du Pont lived at Nemours on the family pro...
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889
Henry du Pont was born in 1812 at Eleutherian Mills near Wilmington, Delaware. He attended the Mount Airy Military School in Germantown, Pennsylvania, from 1823-1829 and then went to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, graduating in 1833. As a Second Lieutenant, he joined the 4th Artillery at Fort Monroe in Virginia. On July 15, 1837, he married Louisa Gerhard and together they had 9 children, including Henry Algernon, Victorine Foster, and Evelina. In 1846, he was appoin...
Gilpin, Richard A. (Richard Arthington), 1812-1884
Smith, Eleuthera du Pont, 1806-1876
Eleuthera du Pont, a daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), was born at the family home, Eleutherian Mills. Her father was the founder of E.I du Pont de Nemours & Company. She was educated at home by her sister, Victorine du Pont Bauduy, and then attended Mrs. Hughes's Boarding and Day School in Philadelphia from 1821 to 1823. She married Thomas MacKie Smith, a physician, in 1834, and they resided on her family's property. They ha...
Gilpin, Sarah Lydia.
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
Samuel Francis DuPont commanded the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron from September 1861 to June 1863. During this period he directed many successful operations including the campaign which resulted in the fall of Port Royal, SC, on November 7, 1861. From the description of Letter, March 28, 1862. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46326546 U.S. rear admiral commanding the blockading squadron. From the description of ALS : Port Royal Harbor, S.C., to Lt. ...
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888.
Sophie Madeleine Du Pont was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée and Sophie Dalmas du Pont. E. I. du Pont was the founder of the black powder manufacturing company, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. Sophie was raised at Eleutherian Mills, the house that her father built on the bluff overlooking his black powder manufactory. Sophie and her siblings learned English but French was the language of the du Pont home. Eleuthère Irénée emigrated to the United States from France in 1802). In ...
Bidermann, Gabrielle Camille Bègue, 1824-1905.
Grouchy, Emmanuel, marquis de, 1766-1847
Joseph Bonaparte, king of Naples and Sicily (1806-1808), and king of Spain (1808-1813), the eldest surviving son of Charles and Marie Bonaparte, was the brother of Napoleon. He served Napoleon on diplomatic missions and was a humane sovereign in southern Italy but faced continious rebellion as a nominated ruler in Spain where his army was decisively defeated by Wellington at Vitoria (June 1813). He spent much of his life in exile in New Jersey but settled in Florence for the last years of his li...
Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School.
Du Pont, Alexis I. (Alexis Irénée), 1816-1857
Alexis I. du Pont was born on February 14, 1816, the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the founder of the Du Pont Company. He was educated at Mt. Airy College, Germantown, Pa., and at the New Haven Gymnasium (1829-31), where his nephew, James Irénée Bidermann, was a classmate. In 1831 he entered the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed his scientific studies in 1835, but took no degree. In 1836, he was married to Joanna Maria Smith (1815-1876), the daughter of Francis Gu...
Mirabeau, Víctor de Riquetti, marquis de, 1715-1789
French economist associated with the Physiocratic school. From the description of Letter, 1787 September 14, to the députés of Nemours. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644793 From the description of Letter, 1783 June 14, to M. le Banneret d'Ostervald. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866737 ...
American Missionary Society.
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852.
Sculptor. From the description of Letter of Horatio Greenough, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450551 Journalist, anthologist, author. From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold [manuscript], ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880477 From the description of Letter to Rufus Wilmot Griswold, ca. 1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 35035734 Greenough was a Boston sculptor influenced gre...
Du Pont, H. A. (Henry Algernon), 1838-1926
Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1927) was born at Eleutherian Mills near Wilmington, Delaware, the eldest child of Henry and Louisa du Pont and the grandson of E.I. du Pont. In 1856 he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point from which he graduated five years later and was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers. During the Civil War he was promoted to the rank of Captain and served in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia. He retired from the Army in...
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...
Turgot, Anne-Robert-Jacques, baron de l'Aulne, 1727-1781
French statesman under Louis XVI, economist associated with the Physiocrat school, and writer. From the description of Letter, 1775, to Condorcet. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866739 Turgot, French statesman and economist, most remembered for his book, Réflexions sur la formation et la distribution des richesses (Reflections on the formation and distrubtion of wealth). The Marquis de Condorcet was mentored by and wrote a biography on Turgot. From the descri...
Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787
French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Versailles, to an unidentified recipient, 1777 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583336 French foreign minister. From the description of Letter, 1779 Feb. 13, Versailles, to John Adams. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173971950 Title: Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00...
Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti, comte de, 1749-1791
Honoré Mirabeau was a French politician and orator, a prominent figure in the National Assembly that governed France during the early phases of the French Revolution. From the guide to the Archives Mirabeau., 1771-1920, and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) French Revolution politician. Spent 8 years in prison in his youth, primarily due to lettres de cachet obtained by his father. From the description of Letter, 1780 April...
Du Pont, Amelia, 1796-1869
Amelia du Pont was the eldest child of Victor du Pont (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Josephine de La Fite de Pelleport du Pont (1770-1837). Her marriage to William H. Clifford in 1812 was later annulled by an act of the General Assembly of Delaware. She spent most of her life in Delaware and moved to Scranton, Pa., in 1860 to live with her daughter, Gabrielle Josephine du Pont Breck (1813-1891). From the description of Papers, 1824-1849. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: ...
Breck, Gabrielle du Pont, 1813-1891
Bidermann, Evelina du Pont, 1796-1863
Evelina du Pont, a daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and Sophie Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), was born in Paris and came to the United States in 1800. Her father was the founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Evelina attended the female seminary of Madame Rivardi in Philadelphia from 1807 to 1811. In 1816, she married James Antoine Bidermann (1790-1865), one of her father's business associates. They had one child. She and her husband traveled to France in 1827-1828 and...
Smith, Thomas MacKie, 1809-1852
Thomas Mackie Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 27, 1809. His parents were Francis Gurney Smith and Eliza Mackie. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned the degrees of A.B. in 1828 and M.D. in 1831. He served as a resident physician in the Philadelphia Almshouse. In 1834, he married Eleuthere DuPont and moved to Delaware. Smith joined the Delaware Medical Society in 1847. He died of rheumatism in 1852. From the description of Papers, 1826-1847. (Univ...