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Thomas Barclay (1728-1793) : consul in France, diplomat in Barbary

Author: Priscilla H Roberts; Richard S Roberts
Publisher: Bethlehem : Lehigh University Press, ©2008.
Series: Studies in eighteenth-century America and the Atlantic world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Thomas Barclay (1728-93), the first American consul to serve the United States abroad and the first representative to successfully negotiate for America in North Africa, then known as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roberts, Priscilla H., 1935-
Thomas Barclay (1728-1793).
Bethlehem : Lehigh University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)681712755
Named Person: Thomas Barclay; Thomas Barclay; Thomas Barclay; Thomas (Unternehmer) Barclay
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla H Roberts; Richard S Roberts
ISBN: 093422398X 9780934223980
OCLC Number: 226304726
Description: 407 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Enterprising immigrant --
Political activist --
Help wanted in France --
Introduction to America's European affairs --
Coping in Holland --
Welcome back to France --
An arduous undertaking --
Adjusting to peace --
Barbary challenge --
Official business takes priority --
Road to Morocco --
America, Morocco, and Sidi Muhammad --
Diplomat at work --
Return to France --
"An amicable arrangement" --
President Washington's envoy --
Appendices --
A. Thomas Barclay family chart --
B. Sultan Sidi Muhammad's August 27, 1778 declaration --
C. Captain James Erwin's Morocco experience --
D. Thomas Barclay's report on Morocco.
Series Title: Studies in eighteenth-century America and the Atlantic world.
Responsibility: Priscilla H. Roberts and Richard S. Roberts.
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