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Diplomats from Tunisia on their way to Washington D.C. visit New York City

Visit of the Tunisian Ambassador to the Brooklyn Naval Yard, New York, October 9, 1865, artist's impression, detail
10/09/1865
On the way to Washington, D.C., the new Tunisian ambassador, General Hashem and his party, spent a few days in New York City, staying at the Astor House. The United States Navy arranged for a visit to the Brooklyn Naval Yard during which the yard commandant, Admiral Bell, gave the party a personal guided tour.  Hashem also met with the mayor of New York during the visit.  (bY John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"The Embassy From Tunis," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, October 28, 1865, p. 84. 
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