New York, London and Montreal: The Abbey, . . 8vo, red cloth stamped in white on spine and in white and black on front cover, bottom front cover bumped. FIRST & ORIGINAL EDITION--Not a reprint.Eleven holdings in OCL.Warner P. Sutton (1849-1913). As a young man Sutton taught school in Watervliet and Ludington, Michigan. In 1875 he went to Saugatuck as superintendent of schools, where he taught three years and that year through his friend, Senator Thomas White Ferry, he was appointment as Consular Agent at Matamoros, Mexico; he later became Consul and then Consul General at Nuevo Laredo. Mexico, serving in these offices for fifteen years, 1878 to 1893. during the terms of Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland and Harrison.In 1889 he was called to Washington by Secretary of State Elaine to act as secretary of the American delegation to the first Pan-American Conference. His greatest effort was given to improving commercial and friendly relations between the United States and the Latin republics. After leaving the Consular service Sutton e practiced International law, the most notable of which was the Cheek case against the King of Siam, which he won.During the Spanish-American War he served under General Miles in Puerto Rico after which he retired to his home in Saugatuck, "The Beeches". (Inventory #: 2430)
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