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|Title||Letters of Samuel Francis Du Pont|
|Library||Hagley Museum and Library|
|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|
|People||Samuel Francis Du Pont; William Reed|
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.
Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hagley Museum and Library collection catalogue. Catalog Records (c) 2013, by The Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.
|Copyright||Content compilation (c) 2013, by the Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.|