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Collection Reference Number GLC05246.03
From Archive Folder William Shaler's diaries as secret US agent 
Title Diary as secret US agent re: negotiations at Ghent, meetings, confidences
Date 1814
Author Shaler, William  
Document Type Diary
Content Description Shaler's diary from Ghent where he served temporarily on the Peace Commission while on his way to Algiers to negotiate a treaty. Shaler gained the confidence of Henry Clay, who relayed to him the negotiating positions of both sides. The book does not include his service in Algiers.
Subjects Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Diplomacy  Peace  War of 1812  Military History  Treaty  
People Shaler, William  
Theme Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859