Porter, David, 1780-1843

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Birth 1780-02-01
Death 1843-03-03
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

David Porter, U.S. naval officer, was born in 1780 and entered the Navy in 1798. He fought in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 abd against West Indian pirates. After resigning from the U.S. Navy, he joined the Mexican Navy for three years. He was minister to Constantinople in 1839.

From the description of Signed postal cover n.d. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 46403353

From the description of Letter, January 26, 1820. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17928348

David Porter, U.S. Naval Officer, was born in 1780 and entered the Navy in 1798. He fought in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 and against West Indian pirates. He resigned from the U.S. Navy in 1826, then joined the Mexican Navy for three years. He was minister to Constantinople in 1839. He was the father of ADM David Dixon Porter.

From the description of Letter, January 28, 1830. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 739645364

From the description of Letter, March 4, 1829. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17997113

From the description of Letter, August 9, 1822. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 17966431

American naval officer.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to William Bainbridge, [1830 Apr. 20]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380646

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chester [Pa.], to Joseph B. Boyd of Cincinnati, 1838 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618619

From the description of Letter signed : George Town, to the Honorable William Jones, Secretary [of the] Navy, on behalf of Thomas Johnston, a former purser, who wishes to reenter the service, 1814 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618627

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Thaw, Cashier of Bank of Columbia, 1817 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618633

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.J. Coffee, in New York, 1818 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618624

David Porter, U.S. Naval Officer, was born in 1780 and entered the Navy in 1798. He fought in the Tripolitan War and the War of 1812 and against West Indian pirates. He resigned from the U.S. Navy in 1826, then joined the Mexican Navy for three years. He was minister to Constantinople in 1839.

From the description of Letter, November 19, 1809. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 44104819

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  • Narragansett Bay (R.I.) (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Portsmouth (N.H.) (as recorded)
  • Pensacola (Fla.) (as recorded)