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Du Ponts of Delaware

William Henry Alexander Carr

Du Ponts of Delaware

by William Henry Alexander Carr

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Published by Muller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Du Pont family.

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    StatementWilliam H.A. Carr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination368p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21235433M

    Get this from a library! Familiar relations: the Du Ponts & the University of Delaware. [Carol E Hoffecker] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carol E Hoffecker. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. The du Pont fortune dates back more than years and is shared among an estimated 3, family members. A prisoner during the French Revolution, E.I. du Pont fled Europe in for America.

    Henry Francis du Pont (–), the only son of Henry Algernon and Pauline du Pont, was born at Winterthur and, in his words, "always loved everything connected with it." A member of Delaware's industrialist du Pont family, he studied at New England's Groton School and . No American family dominated a single state longer than the du Ponts of Delaware. French immigrants who arrived in America January 1, , the du Ponts became a dynasty of publicity-shy entrepreneurs, engineers, horticulturists, and collectors/5(1).

    Get this from a library! Blood relations: the rise & fall of the du Ponts of Delaware. [Leonard Mosley]. Du Pont, a member of the du Pont family and heir to a considerable fortune, grew up and spent most of his life on the acre Liseter Hall Farm in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. Du Pont’s parents, who raised and trained Thoroughbred racehorses, divorced when he was two years old, and he and his mother remained on the estate. After graduating () from high school, du Pont briefly attended.


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Carr. Blood relations: The rise & fall of the du Ponts of Delaware Paperback – January 1, by Leonard Mosley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Leonard Mosley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 2. By the ’s, the close Delaware clan was the richest family in America.

Mosley’s lively chronicle weaves together a sweeping business history—well larded with corporate dirty tricks—and the personal stories of dozens of du Ponts, the honorable ones, the stuffy ones, and the outrageous ones.

Really good book if you are interested in the history of the Delaware du Ponts. I had no idea the family and its business was so pervasive. Being a graduate of UVA, I was especially intrigued by the connections to Jefferson and The University that were maintained at least through the s/5(4).

Retiring inhe was U.S. senator from Delaware from to Inthree cousins—Thomas Coleman du Pont (–), Alfred Irénée du Pont (–), and Pierre Samuel du Pont (–)—became chief directors, assuring that direction of the corporation would remain in the family.

Experience royalty and explore the elegant Du Pont mansions and gardens in Delaware. Visit the three must-see museums, each with its own personality and charm: Nemours for its elegance, Winterthur for its expansive gardens and Hagley for the DuPont legacy.

Learn more here. Eleutherian Mills Estate, Wilmington, DE Photo by Moonloop Photography. A good place to begin exploring the area is where the story started. The Hagley Museum and Library features the restored original gunpowder mills, the Eleutherian Mills estate where five generations of du Ponts resided, lovely gardens and the village where workers lived.

John du Pont was born on Novemin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the youngest of four children of William du Pont, Jr. and Jean Liseter Austin (–). He grew up at Liseter Hall, a mansion built in in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, by his maternal grandfather on more than 80 hectares ( acres) of land given to his parents at their wedding by his maternal grandfather.

Buy The Du Ponts of Delaware By Carr, William Henry Alexander. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK.

ISBN. No American family dominated a single state longer than the du Ponts of Delaware. French immigrants who arrived in America January 1,the du Ponts became a dynasty of publicity-shy entrepreneurs, engineers, horticulturists, and collectors.

They built neighboring houses, gardens, and farms that spanned miles of rolling hills in the Reviews: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carr, William H.A. Du Ponts of Delaware. London: Frederick Muller, (OCoLC) Named Person: Du Pont family.

All of which is a rather cir‐ cuitous approach to the question of why William Carr's book. “The du Ponts of Delaware,” is such a disappointment.

Genre/Form: DoPonts (Familie) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carr, William H.A. Du Ponts of Delaware. New York, Dodd, Mead [] (OCoLC) After a quick check of the author's extensive bibliography, the logical question would seem to be: why another book on the du Ponts.

The corporation has tended to overshadow the people that made it what it is but in this journalistic verview, the family takes precedence over the enterprises. When the patriarchal hysiocrat, Samuel Pierre settled on the Brandywine with his brood, the family.

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Blood Relations book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. AcknowledgmentsGenealogical TablesProloguePart 1: The FamilyPart /5(5).

The du Ponts: at Home in the Brandywine Valley. No American family dominated a single state longer than the du Ponts of Delaware. A new book from Acanthus Press documents the family's legacy in the spectacular Chateau Country. - PR New York: Atheneum, thick 8vo.

two-toned cloth, dust jacket. xviii,2 pages. Closer to the Brandywine, a dairy farm owned by the du Ponts became Brandywine Creek State Park in "That was actually part of the property that E.I. du Pont bought," McNinch said.

"It was actually wilderness when he bought it." The estate of William du Pont Jr. near the Delaware River became Bellevue State Park.The clannish, quarrelsome du Ponts have let down their guard and opened their archives&#;laden, it would appear, with gossipy letters&#;and the result is the biggest accumulation of family dirt yet.

But that's all it is: the family business figures chiefly as a battleground, not as a joint enterprise. Nor do the scandals and feuds qualify as news; author Mosley (Lindbergh, Dulles.Get this from a library!

Blood relations: the rise & fall of the du Ponts of Delaware. [Leonard Mosley] -- The rise and fall of the DuPonts of Deleware.