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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Eustis, James Biddle, 1834-1899 (search)
Eustis, James Biddle, 1834-1899 Diplomatist; born in New Orleans, La., Aug. 27, 1834; was educated in Brookline, Mass., and in the Harvard Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1856, and practised in New Orleans till the beginning of the Civil War, when he entered the Confederate army; served as judge-advocate on the staff of, he was made Professor of Civil Law in the University of Louisiana. In 1884 he was again elected to the United States Senate, and became a member of the James Biddle Eustis. committee on foreign relations. He was appointed minister to France in March, 1893, and had charge of the negotiations which finally secured the release oting with the Hovas during the French campaign, and who had been sentenced to serve twenty-one years in prison. After his return to the United States, in 1897, Mr. Eustis reentered law practice in New York. He translated Institutes of Justinian, and Guizot's History of the United States. He died in Newport, R. I., Sept. 9, 1899
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
32d 1849 to 1853 Judah P. Benjamin 33d to 36th 1853 to 1861 John Slidell 33d to 36th1853 to 1861 36th to 40th 1861 to 1868 John S. Harris 40th 1868 William Pitt Kellogg 40th to 42d 1868 to 1872 J. Rodman West 42d to 45th 1871 to 1877 James B. Eustis 45th to 46th 1877 to 1879 William Pitt Kellogg 45th to 48th 1877 to 1883 Benjamin F. Jones 46th to 48th 1879 to 1885 Randall L. Gibson 48th to 52d 1883 to 1892 James B. Eustis 49th to 51st 1885 to 1891 Edward D. White 52d to 53d 1891 toogg 40th to 42d 1868 to 1872 J. Rodman West 42d to 45th 1871 to 1877 James B. Eustis 45th to 46th 1877 to 1879 William Pitt Kellogg 45th to 48th 1877 to 1883 Benjamin F. Jones 46th to 48th 1879 to 1885 Randall L. Gibson 48th to 52d 1883 to 1892 James B. Eustis 49th to 51st 1885 to 1891 Edward D. White 52d to 53d 1891 to 1894 Donaldson Caffrey 52d to 57th 1893 to 1901 Newton C. Blanchard 53d to 55th 1894 to 1897 Samuel D. McEnery 55th to — 1897 to — Murphy J. Foster57th to — 190
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
James (the first ambassador of the United States), March 30; he takes the oath of office......April 3, 1893 Arguments of English and American representatives begun before the court of arbitration in the Bering Sea dispute......April 4, 1893 Minister Hicks telegraphing that the consular agency at Mollendo, Peru, was attacked, March 25, and the agent shot, Secretary Gresham directs a protest and a demand for reparation......April 6, 1893 Chief of the diplomatic service to France, James B. Eustis, of Louisiana, raised to the rank of ambassador......April 8, 1893 Caravel Santa Maria, a reproduction of the flag-ship of Columbus, given to the United States by Spain, March 26, reaches Havana......April 9, 1893 Sir Julian Pauncefote received by the President as ambassador from Great Britain......April 11, 1893 American Railway union organized at Chicago......April 12, 1893 M. Patenotre received by the President as ambassador from France......April 12, 1893 United State