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Papers 1861-1869, ca. 1906.

Author: Jeremiah Curtin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : Master microform : English
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Papers concerning a diplomat and linguist, well known as translator of Henryk Sienkiewicz's "Quo Vadis." Included are letters and dispatches, 1861-1869, pertaining to Curtin's activities as secretary to the United States legation in Russia, and extensive portions of his recollections, ca. 1906, of his childhood, education, diplomatic experiences, and worldwide travels.
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Microforms
Reminiscences
Named Person: Cassius Marcellus Clay; Hamilton Fish; William H Seward; William H Seward; Hamilton Fish; Cassius Marcellus Clay
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremiah Curtin
OCLC Number: 122447556
Description: 3 reels of microfilm (35 mm) and 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

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Papers concerning a diplomat and linguist, well known as translator of Henryk Sienkiewicz's "Quo Vadis." Included are letters and dispatches, 1861-1869, pertaining to Curtin's activities as secretary to the United States legation in Russia, and extensive portions of his recollections, ca. 1906, of his childhood, education, diplomatic experiences, and worldwide travels.

Correspondents include Ambassador Cassius M. Clay writing to Secretaries of State William H. Seward and Hamilton Fish. In paper form are photostat copies of letters of recommendation gathered by Curtin to accompany his application for appointment as "consular pupil" in Russia.

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