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Correspondence, Mrs. Samuel Francis (Sophie) Du Pont to Samuel Francis Du Pont, 1861-12-23
Correspondence from wife to husband regarding every day life, which she says she condenses on account of bad eyesight. She discusses the visit of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard and others, and comments on the letters he has sent her. Sophia laments over not being able to see her husband for Christmas Day and wishes him affectionate holidays greetings. Sophie mentions the sword that was presented to her husband in response to his victory at Port Royale, South Carolina.
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
American Civil War (1861-1865)Families--Social life and customsWar and families
1 item (8 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 W9-23075
[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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