Admiral David D. Porter War-Date Autograph Letter Signed


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Civil War-dated ALS, one page, lightly-lined, 8 x 10, October 24, 1863. Letter to the superintendent of the Eaglewood Military Academy, in part: “I enclose you a check for 48 61/100…for clothing…for my son Theodoric…I will send him a double barrel gun if it is not against the rules of the school or academy. Will you please let me know.” Attractively double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait of Porter. In fine condition. 

Admiral (1813–1891) who helped improve the Navy as the superintendent of the US Naval Academy after significant service in the American Civil War. 

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