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Makers of the world's history and their grand achievements . -, 1S22,he was appointed to the sloop-of-war John Adams, carrying the UnitedStates repiesentatives to Mexico and Guatemala, and upon his returnjoined the schooner Greyhound, of Commodore Porters fleet, and assistedin tlie expedition against the freebooters of the West Indies. He was subsequently made executive of&cer of the flagship Seagullof the same fleet, and remained iu that position during a cruise amongst. ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT. 203 the riffs of the Gulf. In the year 1823, ^^^ ^^as married to Miss SusanC. Marchant, and in J Makers of the world's history and their grand achievements . -, 1S22,he was appointed to the sloop-of-war John Adams, carrying the UnitedStates repiesentatives to Mexico and Guatemala, and upon his returnjoined the schooner Greyhound, of Commodore Porters fleet, and assistedin tlie expedition against the freebooters of the West Indies. He was subsequently made executive of&cer of the flagship Seagullof the same fleet, and remained iu that position during a cruise amongst. ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT. 203 the riffs of the Gulf. In the year 1823, ^^^ ^^as married to Miss SusanC. Marchant, and in J

Makers of the world's history and their grand achievements . -, 1S22,he was appointed to the sloop-of-war John Adams, carrying the UnitedStates repiesentatives to Mexico and Guatemala, and upon his returnjoined the schooner Greyhound, of Commodore Porters fleet, and assistedin tlie expedition against the freebooters of the West Indies. He was subsequently made executive of&cer of the flagship Seagullof the same fleet, and remained iu that position during a cruise amongst. ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT. 203 the riffs of the Gulf. In the year 1823, ^^^ ^^as married to Miss SusanC. Marchant, and in July of that 3ear was ordered to the command of theFerret, but during his voyage contracted the yellow fever and was takento Washington, where he was placed in the hospital until his recovery.He received the commission of lieutenant and was assigned to theBrand}wine in 1825, on which vessel he again cruised in the Mediter-ranean, returning home in May 1S26. From then until 1828, he re-mained at Norfolk, Va., with the exception of the first four months afterhis return, which were spent attending lectures at Yale College. Dur-ing the next ten 3eurs, he was in command of various vessels, cruisingchiefly about the northern coasts of South America and in the Gulf; andat the end of that time, he spent two years at home, taking care of hisinvalid wife, who died in 1840; serving on coui^t-martial, and learningthe trade of carpenter. From 1841-43, he was again cruising in S

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