Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). Partially printed document signed. 1p, 8.75 x 11 in., on vellum, with embossed seal, affixed upper left. Dated at Washington, June 18, 1831, to Peter Turner, appointing him Passed Midshipman in the United States Navy, ranking from March 23, 1829. Signed by President Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) and Secretary of the Navy, Levi Woodbury (1831-1834).
Commodore Peter Turner (1803-1871) began his career in the U.S. Navy as a midshipman at the age of twenty, subsequently earning the rank of lieutenant on December 20, 1832. From 1834 to 1835, he served on the USS Columbus within his uncle Commodore Daniel Turner's (1794-1850) Brazil Squadron. He also served aboard the USS Constitution in the Pacific and afterward on special duty at Portsmouth Navy Yard. His final cruise was on the USS Southampton before serving as commander of the U.S. Naval Asylum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was commissioned as a commodore in 1867. He married Sarah Stafford Jones (1826-1875) and had five children, including Hettie Foster (1850-1937).
Artist: F.A. Crepaux Unframed Size: 46"x 30" Framed dimensions: 48" H x 32" W x 3" D This poster was part of the Colonel Edward McCrahon Poster Collection In 1919,...
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