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date: 27 January 2020

Porter, Peter Buelllocked

(04 August 1773–20 March 1844)
  • John C. Fredriksen


Porter, Peter Buell (04 August 1773–20 March 1844), politician, soldier, and secretary of war, was born in Salisbury, Connecticut, the son of Joshua Porter, a speculator, and Abigail Buell. He graduated from Yale in 1791 and subsequently studied law in Litchfield under the celebrated Judge ...

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