|Porter, Patrick W.|| ||Memphis, Shelby county||Tennessee||1851||1854|
|8,210||July 8, 1851|| Improvement in Revolving-Breech Fire-Arms
Patent in pdf format
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His turret was placed vertically and not horizontally as those made by Cochran or others. Some
were made with pill locks and some had a loading lever. It is believed that his guns were made
by George P. Foster, Taunton, Massachusetts.
.41 caliber, 9 shot vertical Turret Pistol and Rifle.
rifle open left-side