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20 At the same time, he would one day remind his son, once the day's work was over, however begrimed and disheveled, he bowed to his grandmother's insistence on a clean body and tidy grooming. "21 But James Harvey Buchanan believed in indoor education and self-instruction as well as outdoor training and by his own example provided intellectual stimulation to his children and grandchildren. Around the family fireside he gave them the benefit of his varied interests. Here he entertained itinerant preachers, conducted prayer meetings, and indulged his life-long habit of reading and writing.

2'0924 [B] 76-22652 ISBN 0-87395-346-0 Page v To Mary Williams Avery Hoyt Insco Williams and William Grey Williams who generously granted unrestricted use of their grandfather's papers and memorabilia Page vii Contents List of Illustrations ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xv 1. Diplomat of the Americas Prologue 3 2. Beginnings of Career and Family Ohio, 18521882 7 3. Crocks, Choruses, and Corn Palaces Iowa, 18821891 22 4. Homage to America's Discoverer Chicago, 18901894 46 5. Diplomat in the Making Argentina, 18941895 73 6.

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