Papers of Thomas Henry Nelson, 1861-1866.


Nelson, Thomas Henry, 1823-1896. Papers of Thomas Henry Nelson, 1861-1866.

Papers of Thomas Henry Nelson, 1861-1866.

Chiefly correspondence, instructions, and dispatches with enclosures exchanged between William H. Seward, U.S. Secretary of State, and Nelson, U.S. Minister to Chile, relating to U.S.-Chilean relations, claims of U.S. citizens, consulate at Valparaiso, and the hostilities between Spain and Chile (1865-1866). Other correspondents include James Churchman and Manuel Alcalde.

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Nelson, Thomas Henry, 1823-1896 (person)

Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Henry Nelson, 1861-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061617 Republican leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Terre Haut, to President Lincoln, 1861 Jun. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610838 ...

United States. Legation (Chile) (corporateBody)

Alcalde, Manuel (person)

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872 (person)

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Churchman, James E. (James Enoch), -1917 (person)