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Collection Reference Number GLC02794.102
From Archive Folder Tobias Lear papers 
Title Certification that David Porter received a gold watch
Date 5 September 1805
Author Ridgely, John (fl. 1805)  
Recipient Porter, David  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Certification from Ridgely, the U.S. Naval agent in Tripoli, that Porter received a gold watch to be given to Hadge Mahomet for his friendship to American prisoners in Tripoli. Porter received the watch via Tobias Lear. "Consular Seal of the U.S. of America--Tripoli" affixed to second page. Docketed on verso.
Subjects Diplomacy  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  Treaty  Africa  Barbary Coast  Barbary Pirates  Barbary Wars  Pirates  Navy  Gift  Clothing and Accessories  Prisoner  
People Ridgely, John (fl. 1805)  Porter, David (fl. 1805)  
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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