Adams. John P., papers
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Georgetown University Manuscripts
Manuscripts Collection, Georgetown University Library, Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
This collection consists of the letters and legal documents of John Popkin Adams (1812-1856), his wife, and daughters. The material relates to Adams' work as U.S. consul at La Guaira, Venezuela, his efforts to establish an inter-oceanic railroad on the ithsmus of Panama, land speculation in the U.S., and his pursuit of monetary claims against Venezuela, Colombia, and Ecuador related to privateering during the Spanish American wars of independence. Letters are arranged chronologically from 1843 to 1889. Legal records date from 1822 to 1898.
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