Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Japan
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Henry B. Miller was part owner of the vast Miller and Lux Cattle Co, and he may have served in the military or in the Foreign Service during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The collection (1898-1908) consists of correspondence, consular letters and reports regarding Russia and China, and photographs.
Thomas McFadden Patton was born in Ohio and came to Oregon in 1851, where he became an attorney and minor political figure. In 1884, he was appointed U. S. consul to Japan. The diaries describe his trip to Japan; two volumes are by T. M. Patton, the third by his son, Hal D., then age 14, who was with him.