Autographed Letter Signed

DU PONT, Adm. Samuel F. (1803 - 1865)

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Date Published: 1863

Description: 2 pages (front and back), 6.5 x 4.25 inches, part of original seal intact, no place, no date, circa 1863. Signed "S.F. Du Pont" to Commodore Shubrick, regarding the death of a mutual friend, in part: "I was so busy yesterday, going...on shore on duty, that I had not time to come & see how you were. I regret missing you this morning but will endeavor to call again this evening. I dine on shore. I recd. yesterday a letter from Mrs. D.P. of 6th April and I regret to inform you that Mrs. Hayward has met with great affliction in the loss of her daughter Mrs. Bradford..." Horizontal folds; very good(+) condition.

Comments: Union admiral in command of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron; captured Port Royal, South Carolina, and islands and forts along the Georgia and Florida coasts.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 4146


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