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us: Roberts, Edmund, 1784-1836

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  • Fuller Name

    • Edmund Quincy
  • Variants

    • us: Roberts, Edmund Q. (Edmund Quincy), 1784-1836
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    • Birth Place

        Portsmouth, N.H.
    • Death Place

        Macau, China
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      • Sources

        • found: NUCMC data from New Hampshire Historical Society for Hale shipping collection, 1780-1843 (Edmund Roberts; 1784-1836; trade mission to Japan, 1833)
        • found: LC data base, 12-06-91 (hdg.: Roberts, Edmund, 1784-1836)
        • found: WwWA, hist. v. (Roberts, Edmund, 1784-1836; merchant, diplomat; of Portsmouth, N.H.; s. of Capt. Edmund and Sarah (Griffiths) R.; married Catherine Langdon; owner of large shipping fleet; special agent for U.S. to negotiate trade agreements with Far East)
        • found: The rare silver dollars dated 1804 and the exciting adventures of Edmund Roberts, c1999: t.p. (Edmund Roberts) p. 71 (Edmund Quincy Roberts, b. June 29, 1784) p. 275 (d. June 12, 1836)
        • found: Early American diplomacy in the Near and Far East, 2012: t.p. (Edmund Q. Roberts) p. 3 (in pursuit of mercantile objectives, American consuls and commercial agents for years outnumbered diplomats; generally ... they retained their associations with comercial principals at home; Roberts was a merchant from Portsmouth, N.H., who used family connections to obtain a roving diplomatic assignment as commissioner and subsequently as a specal agent) p. 4 (in his diplomatic capacity, he was tasked with ascertaining the terms on which American merchantmen might be received in various Indian Ocean and Southeast Asian polities and, if possible, negotiating commercial treaties with those states) p. 12 (fuller form of name: Edmund Quincy Roberts Jr., b. 29 June 1784 in Portsmouth, N.H.) p. 198 (d. 12 June 1836 in Macao, China)
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