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Title Letters of Samuel Francis Du Pont
Reference W9-2084-W9-2088
Library Hagley Museum and Library
Date 1859
Description Correspondence from Samuel Francis Du Pont. The letters from The Hagley Museum and Library include personal and naval correspondence from Samuel Francis Du Pont detailing his voyage to China aboard the Minnesota in 1859.
Document Type Correspondence, Manuscript
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Transport and Communication
Keywords ambassador, cabin, Chinese tariff, death, foreign affairs, foreign policy, government, navigation, navy, shipwreck, slavery, vessel, voyage
Countries China; United Kingdom; France; Japan; Philippines
Places Cape of Good Hope; Java; Hong Kong; Canton; Macao; Bocca Tigris; Manila; Shanghai; Tianjin; Singapore; Hawaii; Bombay; Yangtze River
Ports Canton, China; Shanghai, China; Singapore, Singapore; Hong Kong, China
Ships Minnesota
People Samuel Francis Du Pont; William Reed
Additional Information Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) was a career naval officer who commanded the South Atlantic Squadron for the Union during the Civil War. His papers include personal and naval correspondence and journals describing his voyage.

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