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1876 - Various pamphlets and correspondence relating to Hamilton Fish's son Nicholas Fish, bound into single volume. 8vo., three quarter calf with ornate gilt spine design, gilt-lettered "Pamphlets - Nicholas Fish"; slightly rubbed, bumped corners. The volume, which was presented to Nicholas (1846-1902), who served as Secretary of Legation at Berlin and the United States Ambassador to Switzerland, includes: "Extradition Treaty with Great Britain," 69 pages (Ex. Doc. No. 173; 44th Congress, 1st session - June 10, 1876); "Conventions Regulating Nationality Agreed upon by the United States of America and the North German Confederation, the Kingdom of Ravria, the Kingdom of Wurttemberg, the Grand Duchy of Baden, and the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine," 48 pages (1868); "Historical Discourse by Theodore D. Woolsey, and Oration on the Influence of Lawyers upon Free Governments, and the Influence of Moral Forces upon the Prosperity of Governments by Hon. Edwards Pierrepont," 23 pages (Published by the Law Department of Yale College, 1874); "The Contest with Ultramontanism in Germany. Speech by Dr. Joseph P. Thompson," 36 pages (London: Hatchards, 1874); "Report of the Secretary of the Navy - Visit to the European Fleet to Ports of Northern Europe," 7 pages (No. 23, July 12, 1875); "The Parliamentary Leaders of Germany by Herbert Tuttle," 11 pages, (no date), signed by Tuttle; "The Counter Case of the United States Presented to the Tribunal of Arbitration at Geneva Under the Provisions of the Treaty of Washington," 27 pages (Berlin, 1872), with Fish's name stamped on the title page and pencil annotation; "The American Relief Society of Berlin - Rules and Regulations", 4 pages (Berlin, 1875); "The American Church and the African Slave Trade - Mr. Jay's Speech," 30 pages (New York, 1960); "The Fourth of July 1870 at Vienna," 10 pages (F. B. Geitler, 1871); "American Thanksgiving in Vienna," 15 pages (F. B. Geitler, 1871); "1776. Celebration of the Ninety-Seventh Anniversary of American Independence at the `Blumen Saele' in Vienna, Austria," 52 pages (Leipzig, 1873); "Account of the Proceedings of Americans in Berlin, July 4, 1876," 47 pages (Privately printed, 1876). Inserted between several foreign-language pamphlets regarding treaties between Switzerland and countries like Denmark, France, Germany, and Great Britain is a three-page autograph letter (May 15, 1876) to Fish from his noted colleague Alfred Clapar├Ęde. Considered the first Swiss professional diplomat, Clapar├Ęde (1842-1922) worked closely with Fish in Berlin and later served as the charge d'affaires in Vienna and the Swiss Minister in Washington. A unique archive with a distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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