Lot 316 of 455:
Payment note signed by Admiral David Dixon Porter  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Payment note signed by Admiral David Dixon Porter

Author:
Porter, David Dixon

Place:
Washington

Publisher:

Date:
1821

Description:

Payment note dated December 29th, 1821 in the amount of $50.00, signed by David Dixon Porter. 10x19 cm (4x7½"). 

David Dixon Porter was a United States Navy admiral and a member of one of the most distinguished families in the history of the U.S. Navy. Promoted as the second U.S. Navy officer ever to attain the rank of admiral, after his adoptive brother David G. Farragut. Porter helped improve the Navy as the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy after significant service in the American Civil War.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some light creasing, a few short closed tears, perhaps from the removal of staples; very good.


 
Item number:
305274
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