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Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) [Ratification of extradition convention with Great Britain and Ireland]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03397 Author/Creator: Harrison, Benjamin (1833-1901) Place Written: Washington, D. C. Type: Document signed Date: February 25, 1890 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Authorizes the Secretary of State to affix the seal of the United States to Harrison's ratification " ... of the original and exchange copy of extradition convention with Great Britain and Ireland supplementary to the Tenth Article of August 9, 1842 and full Power to make the same." One black and length bust engraving of Harrison included.

People: Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: President, Government and Civics, Diplomacy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Treaty, Law, Crime, Criminals and Outlaws

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