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David M. Abbott

Letter to RADM DD Porter 1864


Abbott, David M - Letter to RADM DD Porter 1864_front

U.S.S. Alert James River
Nov. 22, 64


Having received my appointment as an Acting Master & Pilot from 1st [?]. I respectfully tender you my report in obedience to orders from the Navy Dept. and I respectfully state that my qualifications as Pilot does not extend outside of Capes Charles & Henry.

I am Sir
Very Respectfully
Your Obdt. Servant
David M. Abbott
Act. Master & Pilot

Rear Admiral
      DD Porter
          Comdg. N.A. Squadron

Forwarded by
[Wm. A. Parker?]
Comdg 5th [Division?]


Abbott, David M - Letter to RADM DD Porter 1864_back

Nov. 22nd 1864     269

David M. Abbott




Published: Mon May 13 10:45:21 EDT 2019