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The Diary of James Gallatin Secretary to Albert Gallatin a Great Peace Maker 1813 to 1827 (Hardcover)

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1916. Just one hundred years ago three envoys from the United States met, at Ghent, three from Great Britain, in order to negotiate for a peace which should close the aimless and indecisive war which those countries had been waging for two years. After many weeks of wrangling, during which they often despaired of success, they succeeded, and on December 24, Christmas Eve, the treaty of the two nations was signed, which has given one hundred years of peace several times endangered, but never broken, and now far more likely to continue unbroken than it ever was before. This result was mainly due to the tact, patience, self-control, and wisdom of Albert Gallatin, one of the American Commissioners, the others being John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Bayard and Russell.

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548013748
SKU 205821951
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548013748
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0348
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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