Porter, David, 1780-1843

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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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creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1796-1969. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Joel Roberts Poinsett papers, 1804-1851. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Porter Family Papers, 1811-1881 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Daniel Todd Patterson Papers, 1772-1927, (bulk 1825-1835) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973. Autograph collection of Richard W. Bates, 1780-1865. Library of Congress
referencedIn Feltus, William W., 1797-1814. Journal, 1812-1814. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf United States. Dept. of State. Passport, 1832 August 14, Constantinople, issued to William Goodell. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Rodgers Family Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1804-1932) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Shaw, John, 1773-1823. Papers of John Shaw, 1798-1895 (bulk 1810-1822). Library of Congress
referencedIn Madison, James, 1751-1836,. Letters from James Madison and James Monroe, 1803-1825. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Thaw, Cashier of Bank of Columbia, 1817 Nov. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. David Porter and David Dixon Porter papers, 1803-1889. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn John Shaw Papers, 1798-1895, (bulk 1810-1822) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. John Rodgers papers, 1796-1908, bulk 1801-1836. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Patterson, Daniel Todd, 1786-1839. Daniel Todd Patterson papers, 1772-1927 (bulk 1825-1835). Library of Congress
referencedIn Montgomery, Alexander Maxwell, 1792-1828. Alexander Maxwell Montgomery prize ticket and wooden stamp, 1812-[18--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harwood family. Harwood family papers, 1722-1962. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. Letter, May 26, 1823. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Porter family papers, 1811-1881. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813. ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1809 May 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Letter : Mexico, to David Porter, 1828 March 22. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn DeWitt family. Papers, 1705-1952, 1750-1839 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Moore, John. Letters, 1803-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954,. The P. S. du Pont Office Collection, 1749-1939. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954,. Acquisitions of Pierre S. du Pont, 1438-1921. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1796-1868. Papers of the Tayloe family [manuscript], 1756-1893. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Letters, 1837-1839. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. Papers, 1824-1839. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter, November 19, 1809. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1815-1845. Library of Congress
referencedIn Gilpin family. Papers, 1727-1872. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Autograph letter signed : Chester [Pa.], to Joseph B. Boyd of Cincinnati, 1838 Aug. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Records of District Courts of the United States. 1685 - 2009. Records Relating to the Sale of Prize Vessels
referencedIn Maurice family. Maurice family papers, 1796-1959. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. ALS, 1807 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to David Porter, Washington, D.C. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Macomb, Alexander, 1888-1970. Rodgers family papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1804-1932). Library of Congress
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. 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. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. Letter, April 20, 1815. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820. ALS : Washington, D.C., to David Porter, 1816 Jan. 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Silsbee, Nathaniel, 1773-1850. Nathaniel Silsbee papers, 1809-1844. Library of Congress
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Signed postal cover n.d. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Oliver Hazard Perry papers, Perry, Oliver Hazard papers, 1796-1969, 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871. Papers of Charles Carter Lee and the Lee family [manuscript], 1768-1931 (bulk 1780-1871). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter, March 4, 1829. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891. David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899. Library of Congress
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter, August 9, 1822. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. ALS : Philadelphia, to William Bainbridge, [1830 Apr. 20]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn John Rodgers papers, Rodgers, John papers, 1796-1908, 1801-1836 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hull, Issac, 1773-1843. Letter : Boston, to David Porter, Washington, 1822 July 27. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Barry, William T. (William Taylor), 1785-1835. Letters, 1829, 1830. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn David Porter and David Dixon Porter papers, Porter, David and David Dixon Porter papers, 1803-1889 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Montgomery, Alexander Maxwell, 1792-1828. Alexander Maxwell Montgomery prize ticket and wooden stamp, 1812-[18--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter, January 28, 1830. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
creatorOf Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. Papers of James Kirke Paulding [manuscript], 1804-1849. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871, collector. Collection, 1768-1931 (bulk 1813-1870) [microform]. Library of Virginia
referencedIn United States. President (1837-1841 : Van Buren). Warrant : Washington, D.C., 1839 Oct. 24. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.J. Coffee, in New York, 1818 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Du Pont, Eleuthera Bradford, 1873-1953,. The Eleuthera Bradford du Pont Collection, 1799-1834. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Bayles, George, 1836-1901. Canfield-Dickerson families papers, 1738-1926. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Porter, David, 1780-1843. Letter, January 26, 1820. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
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associatedWith Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833. person
associatedWith Barry, William T. (William Taylor), 1785-1835. person
correspondedWith Bates, Richard W., 1892-1973. person
associatedWith Bernard, Simon, 1779-1839. person
associatedWith Boyd, Joseph B., person
associatedWith Coffee, William J., ca. 1774-ca. 1846, person
associatedWith Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. person
associatedWith DeWitt family. family
associatedWith Du Pont, Eleuthera Bradford, 1873-1953, person
associatedWith Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954, person
associatedWith Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. person
associatedWith Feltus, William W., 1797-1814. person
associatedWith Gilpin family. family
associatedWith Hambleton, Samuel, 1777-1851. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816. person
associatedWith Harwood family. family
associatedWith Hull, Issac, 1773-1843. person
associatedWith Jones, William, 1760-1831, person
associatedWith Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820. person
associatedWith Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871 person
associatedWith Maurice family. family
associatedWith Montgomery, Alexander Maxwell, 1792-1828. person
associatedWith Moore, John. person
associatedWith Murray, Alexander, 1754 or 5-1821. person
correspondedWith Patterson, Daniel Todd, 1786-1839. person
associatedWith Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. person
associatedWith Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. person
associatedWith Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858. person
correspondedWith Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819. person
correspondedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891. person
associatedWith Porter family family
correspondedWith Rodgers family family
associatedWith Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. person
associatedWith Rodgers, John, 1812-1882 person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813. person
associatedWith Shaw, John, 1773-1823. person
correspondedWith Silsbee, Nathaniel, 1773-1850. person
associatedWith Thaw, Mr, person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. President (1837-1841 : Van Buren) corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Boston (Mass.)
Portsmouth (N.H.)
Pensacola (Fla.)
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Death 1843-03-03

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