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Nelson Marvin Beckwith, ??-1889?

Nationality: American
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Date of Death: 1889?
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Identity:

Nelson Beckwith was U.S. consul general in Paris in the 1860s.

Life:

In 1867 Beckwith was U.S. Commissioner for the Paris Exposition Universelle.

Bibliography:

Beckwith, Nelson Marvin, The French Universal Exhibition of 1867. Interesting letters from U.S. Commissioner Beckwith, and other papers containing valuable advice and information for exhibitors, Washington, 1865; New York Public Library on-line catalogue at http://catnyp.nypl.org (accessed 2005).