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The United States consular service in Ireland: appointments and conditions, 1790–1906

Bernadette Whelan

in American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the rationale behind the decision to appoint a representative in Ireland, to document the men who were selected for the posts, their reasons for applying and ultimately leaving, ... More


Our Man in Liverpool:: The Consular Service and American Citizenship

Matthew Taylor Raffety

in The Republic Afloat: Law, Honor, and Citizenship in Maritime America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924007
eISBN:
9780226924014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924014.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The consular service was the embodiment of American national identity overseas and the most tangible form of federal authority for merchants, shipmasters, and seafarers. During the first half of the ... More


‘Oh Lord, not in my district, Amen’:* consular work in Ireland, 1790–1907

Bernadette Whelan

in American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The triumph of the American cause in 1783 did not signal internal political unity or stability in foreign policy. It took until 1789 for the authority of the Federalist Convention to be accepted by ... More


Servants of the Crown

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the civil servants in Hong Kong, who have been divided into four fairly arbitrary categories that range from the gaolers and police constables to the governor. The top civil ... More


The Quest for Legal Protection

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the impact of the international refugee regime on the creation of policy concerning the security of the legal rights of the refugees. The customary legal framework proved to be ... More


Conclusion

Bernadette Whelan

in American Government in Ireland, 1790-1913: A History of the US Consular Service

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083013
eISBN:
9781781703281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083013.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

The effectiveness of consular activity can only be measured by examining the consul's imprint on the district he attended to. Until the end of the nineteenth century, American political leaders were ... More


Intangible Infrastructures and their Components

Gordon Boyce

in Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007329
eISBN:
9781786944726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.003.0101
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the intangible infrastructures of maritime economies and the shipping industry through analysis of three separate components. The first sub-section explores the role of shipping ... More


Breaking the Blockade: The Bahamas during the Civil War

Charles D. Ross

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831347
eISBN:
9781496831330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831347.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On April 16, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a blockade of the Confederate coastline. The largely agrarian South did not have the industrial base to succeed in a protracted conflict. What it ... More


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