Scrapbook : concerning the visit of Chinese ambassadors to Boston : manuscript, 1868.

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Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891,. Scrapbook : concerning the visit of Chinese ambassadors to Boston : manuscript, 1868.

Scrapbook : concerning the visit of Chinese ambassadors to Boston : manuscript, 1868.

Materials concerning a dinner given by the City of Boston in honor of the Chinese Embassy and their visiting ambassadors; with Clapp's invitation, dinner ticket, and menu; Clapp's personal account of the event; the manuscript of a speech given at the event by Emerson; and photographs and prints of individuals involved in the event.

1 v. (28 leaves) ; 27 cm.

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