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Chapman, Charles (1752–1809), East India Company servant and emissary to Vietnam

P. J. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1082 words.

Chapman, Charles (1752–1809), East India Company servant and emissary to Vietnam, was born on 23 November 1752, son of Charles Chapman (d. c.1796), army officer. After the obligatory...

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Clark, Daniel

Carolyn E. De Latte.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1267 words.

Clark, Daniel (1766–13 August 1813), merchant, diplomat, and territorial delegate, was born in Sligo, Ireland. Although his parents’ names are unknown, his family’s wealth and connections...

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Draper, William Franklin

John Potter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1237 words.

Draper, William Franklin (09 April 1842–28 January 1910), textile machinery manufacturer and inventor, congressman, and ambassador to Italy, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the son of...

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Hamilton, John

Malcolm Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 882 words.

Hamilton, John (1740–12 December 1816), colonial merchant, Loyalist, and British consul, was born in Scotland. Nothing is known of his education. In 1756 he joined his brother Archibald in...

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Herrick, Myron Timothy

James E. Cebula.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1132 words.

Herrick, Myron Timothy (09 October 1854–31 March 1929), banker, governor of Ohio, and diplomat, was born near Huntington, Ohio, the son of Mary Hulbert Herrick and Timothy R. Herrick,...

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Houghton, Alanson Bigelow

Ernest C. Bolt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1018 words.

Houghton, Alanson Bigelow (10 October 1863–16 September 1941), congressman, diplomat, and manufacturer, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Amory Houghton, a glass...

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Morrow, Dwight Whitney

Stephen A. Schuker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1898 words.

Morrow, Dwight Whitney (11 January 1873–05 October 1931), investment banker, diplomat, and senator, was born in Huntington, West Virginia, the son of James Elmore Morrow, a mathematics...

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Wallace, Hugh Campbell

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 840 words.

Wallace, Hugh Campbell (10 February 1863–01 January 1931), financier, politician, and diplomat, was born in Lexington, Missouri, the son of Thomas Bates Wallace, a wholesale merchant, and...

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Wetherell, James (bap. 1823, d. 1858), merchant and consul in Brazil

Louise Guenther.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 755 words.

Wetherell, James (bap. 1823, d. 1858), merchant and consul in Brazil, was baptized at Howden, Yorkshire, on 8 March 1823, the eldest son in the family of at least three sons and two...

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