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Porter, an English family of which the chief members were Jane (1776-1850), author of Thaddeus of Warsaw and The Scottish Chiefs, and of Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative; Robert Kee Porter (1775-1842), a traveller, writer of books of travel, and battle-painter, who was some time British consul in Venezuela, and died at St. Petersburg; and Anna Maria Porter (1780-1832), who wrote numerous romances and collaborated with her elder sister in Tales Reund a Winter's Hearth.