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Correspondence, Henry du Pont to Lammot du Pont, 1864-05-31
Letter from Henry du Pont to Lammot du Pont regarding a military officer who wanted to speak with Lammot about the prospect of detonating a ship loaded with gunpowder near a fort on the southern coast.
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889
Du Pont, Lammot, 1831-1884
American Civil War (1861-1865)Gunpowder industryFortification
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889Du Pont, Lammot, 1831-1884
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Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Sr., papers (Accession 0384)
Described in 'A Guide to Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, accessions through the year 1965' by John Beverly Riggs
Series E, Box 51, Folder 13, 'H. du Pont 5/31/64'
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Sr., papers (Accession 0384), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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