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    Admiral David Porter Autograph Letters Signed "David D. Porter Admiral" and "D. D. Porter". A lot of two letters written by Civil War naval hero David Porter including a one page letter, 7.75" x 10", New York, March 23, 1882, to Hamilton Fish which reads in part: "I have got the cigars you send for, and not knowing whether you wanted them sent on to you I delivered them at the house of Mrs. Fish subject to your order.", also signed on the verso, with the usual fold creases, else very good; and a one page letter, 8" x 10", Washington, D. C., April 24, 1889, to the editor or the New York Tribune, which reads, in part: "I enclose one copy of the Programme [sic] of Naval Display April 29 which please publish for the information of the public.", with the usual fold creases, else fine. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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