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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Correspondence, Mrs. Samuel Francis (Sophie) Du Pont to Mr. Henry Winter Davis, 1861-12-02
Correspondence inquiring about Mr. Davis' late speech in Brooklyn, which Sophie heard about from Mrs. Charles du Pont. Sophie tells Mr. Davis about recent letters she has received from her husband about the war. Sophie also mentions taking care of the Syle boys after the explosion and the various destruction the explosion caused.
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865
American Civil War (1861-1865)Families--Social life and customsWar and families
1 item (7 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS)
Described in 'A Guide to Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, accessions through the year 1965' by John Beverly Riggs
Group 9, Series D, Box 61, Item W9-23062
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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