Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 28, No. 2

Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 28, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... result a political hemispherical amalgamation, a PanAmericanization that will, in my judgment, be not only an absolute shield against war between any of the nations in either North or South America, but go far toward forming an absolute guaranty of international peace. There are two Americans whose names, in addition to that of ELIHU R001', will always be associated with Colombia, Panama, and Venezuela, and the settlement of their troubles. I refer to JoHN BARRETT and WILLIAM I. BUCHANAN. Mr. BARRETT is now and has been for three years Director of the International Bureau of the American Republics. As Minister to Siam, when little past his majority, he won his laurels. His record there commended him to the President when the Panama Republic was born. He had been Minister to Colombia. He knew her public men. He knew Panama, and the bloodless settlement of all disputes on the Isthmus is largely due to his diplomacy, to his tact, and skill, and genius. Indeed, in Latin America to-day the splendid personality of JOHN Baaanrr has an admitted potentiality. He has navigated those rivers; he has explored those mountains; he has visited those homes; he has counseled with the public men in the capitals of all those republics. He has the affectionate confidence of the republics to the south of us, and some day the records in the State Department will give his countrymen the story of his real work. He has by his enthusiasm and energy and industry been sowing seed, the harvest of which will, if we but cooperate, amaze the people of the United States. The other name is that of WILLIAM I. BUCHANAN. In the little town in which I live is a frame blacksmith shop which will some day be an object of more than local interest. It has the regulation...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236809270
  • 9781236809278