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Shaw, Samuel The journals of Major Samuel Shaw, first American Consul at Canton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06155 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel Place Written: Boston Type: Book Date: 1847 Pagination: 360 p.

Summary of Content: [Title continued] "... with a life of the author, by Josiah Quincy." Shaw was Henry Knox's aide and he was related to Robert Gould Shaw. Printed by Crosby & Nichols.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: DiplomacyAsiaForeign AffairsGlobal History and CivicsCommerceMerchants and TradeRevolutionary WarContinental ArmyMilitary History

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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