Photostatic copy of letter from J.L.P. to son-in-law concerning plans and designs for the USS Merrimac
| Identifier: 850.os1.1
Porter, John L. Last page of a letter to his son-in-law John S. Moore, Alabama, concerning plans / designs for the Confederate Ironclad Gunboat USS MERRIMAC / CSS VIRGINIA; description of letter attached (1861) Digital reproduction from photocopy holograph. 1 item. 2 p. Note: Includes elevation & section drawings of the USS MERRIMAC / CSS VIRGINIA & sketch map of the vicinity between Paradise Creek and Scott's Creek, in Portsmouth, Virginia; the letter also identifies Mr. John Ridgeley Porter, Jr., who was clerk of the Court of Hustings, in Portsmouth, Virginia, as John Luke Porter's grandsonmore...
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