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Author Kingston, George C., 1948-
Title James Madison Hood : Lincoln's Consul to the Court of Siam / George C. Kingston.
Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Book Cover
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor2  E415.9.H73 K56 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description vii, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-231) and index.
Contents The U.S. Consul at Bangkok -- Somerset, Massachusetts -- Captain -- Shipbuilder, Somerset, Massachusetts -- Whig Legislator -- Know-Nothing -- Somerset County, Illinois -- Lincoln, Douglas, and Hood -- Becoming a Consul -- Bangkok Beginnings -- Burdon vs. Chandler -- The First Year in Bangkok -- Aubaret vs. Bradley -- The Last Year in Bangkok -- Home to Illinois -- Epilogue.
Summary "Captain James Madison Hood was the real U.S. Consul in the novel Anna and the King of Siam, but before his arrival in Bangkok, he was also a merchant ship captain, builder of clipper ships, legislator in both Massachusetts and Illinois, industrialist, and land speculator"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Hood, James Madison, 1815-1871.
Consuls -- United States -- Biography.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Thailand.
Thailand -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Legislators -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Legislators -- Illinois -- Biography.
Ship captains -- Massachusetts -- Somerset -- Biography.
Shipbuilding -- Massachusetts -- Somerset -- History -- 19th century.
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780786471942 (softcover : alkaline paper)
0786471948 (softcover : alkaline paper)
OCLC number 810122538