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Lewis Hertslet

(1787—1870) librarian and editor of state papers


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1787–1870.

English civil servant and author. Works: A Complete Collection of the Treaties and Conventions at Present Subsisting between Great Britain and Foreign Powers, so far as They Relate to Commerce and Navigation, to the Repression and Abolition of the Slave Trade, and to the Privileges and Interests of the Subjects of the High Contracting Powers (2 vols., 1820); A Complete Collection of the Treaties and Conventions and Reciprocal Relations Subsisting between Great Britain and Foreign Powers, and of the Laws, Decrees, and Orders in Council Concerning the Same (16 vols., of which the last five were completed by his son, Sir Edward Hertslet, 1827–1885; see Hertslet, Sir Edward); Treaties etc. between Turkey and Foreign Powers 1835–55 (1855).

From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: International Law.


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