TRESCOT, WILLIAM H.
\tɹˈɛskɒt], \tɹˈɛskɒt], \t_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_k_ɒ_t]\
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Born in 1822, was Secretary of Legation to England from 1852 to 1853. He was assistant U.S. Secretary of State from 1857 to 1860. He served in the South Carolina Legislature from 1862 to 1868. He was U.S. counsel before the Fisheries Commission at Halifax in 1877. He was a Plenipotentiary to revise the treaties with China in 1880, and Special Envoy to the South American belligerents in 1881. He has written several books on diplomatic history.
By John Franklin Jameson