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David D. Porter family papers, 1799-1899

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BOX 15-16 David Porter Papers, 1798-1839
Correspondence, letterbooks, and a ship's logbook supplementing material relating to David Porter in the Family Papers series.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 15 General correspondence and related material, 1798-1830 See also Oversize
BOX 16 Letterbooks
1805-1808, correspondence and orders
1807-1808, general correspondence
1838-1839, correspondence re pension claim
Logbook, Enterprize (schooner), 1805-1806
BOX 17-33 David D. Porter Papers, 1823-1897
Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, reports, speeches and writings, financial records, certificates, patents, scrapbook, photographs and sketches, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter augmenting material pertaining to David D. Porter in the Family Papers series.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 17 General correspondence
BOX 18 1864-1873
BOX 19 1874-1884
BOX 20 1885-1897, undated
BOX 21 Journals
BOX 22 1860-1865
BOX 23 Letterbooks, 1869-1880
Appointments, 1852-1874
Certificates, 1847, 1891 See Oversize
BOX 24 Financial records and legal documents
BOX 25 George Washington centennial celebrations
Naval documents, 1847-1868, undated See also Container 33, Naval and military topics
Newspaper clippings
Patents and stocks See also Oversize
Photographs and sketches See also Oversize
BOX 26 Printed matter
Transcripts concerning David Porter's command of the Mexican navy and land grant claims, 1823-1879
BOX 27 Reports
BOX 28 1878-1888, undated
Speeches and writings
Articles, undated
BOX 29 Books
(16 folders)
BOX 30 (15 folders)
BOX 31 (14 folders)
BOX 32 (6 folders)
The Naval History of the Civil War
Fiction See also Containers 9-13, Writings
(9 folders)
BOX 33 (2 folders)
"An Ancient City," undated
Biographical, 1884, undated
Cuba, undated
"Grammar of the Iliad," 1875
Naval and military topics, 1852-1889, undated See also Container 25, Naval documents
(4 folders)
Unidentified, 1875, undated
Speeches, 1870
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1810-1891
Oversize material consisting of correspondence, certificates, an engraving, sketches, and patents.
Organized and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Family Papers
Memorials, 1863-1866 (Container 14)
David Porter Papers
General correspondence and related material, 1810 (Container 15)
David D. Porter Papers
Certificates, 1847, 1891 (Container 23)
Patents and stocks, 1881, undated (Container 25)
Photographs and sketches, undated (Container 25)

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