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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

From the Serial Set: In Diplomatic Fashion

Posted by: Bailey DeSimone

Every so often, the Digital Resources Division comes across a unique subject of debate. Most recently, the question of “the uniform or costume of persons in the diplomatic or consular service” caught our attention. (S. Exec. Doc. No. 31, 36th Cong., 1st Sess., at 1 (1860) reprinted in Serial Set Vol. 1031.) In an 1860 …