Eleuthera Bradford du Pont Collection

About this collection

This digital collection is a small selection of items from the Eleuthera Bradford du Pont Collection, which dates from the lifetime of E.I. du Pont (1771-1834) and documents important aspects of the early history of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The materials digitized to date include three company account books dating from 1802 to 1809 as well as corporate correspondence with a Philadelphia businessman, dating to 1805, and with an agent in Cuba, dating from 1821 to 1825. There is also an 1806 letter of introduction for the company written by Aaron Burr. Click here for a detailed description of the Eleuthera Bradford du Pont Collection.

    Image: Page from E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company account ledger, 1802-1809, detail. Click to view.

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