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    David Porter Autograph Letter Signed. Two pages, 8" x 9.75", New York, April 15, 1826. In part: "I presume you have been looking out for the notice of my arrival in the Mexican papers...It is unnecessary to go into an explanation of the causes of my delay. They have been vexations in the extreme, without my assistance they never would have got the brig clear..." Flattened folds with toned edges and bits of paper loss likely from the removal of the integral page. Docketed along the left margin: "From Com Porter then Commander in chief of the naval forces in Mexico."


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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