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BRITISH CONSUL'S MANUAL:
A Practical Guide for Consuls,
AS WELL AS FOR
THE MERCHANT, SHIPOWNER, AND MASTER MARINER,
IN ALL THEIR CONSULAR TRANSACTIONS.
BY E. W. A. TUSON,
OF THE INNER TEMPLE;
"HONORUM POPULI FINIS EST CONSULATUS."-Cicero.
Elevated by your many public and private virm, your immense erudition in monetary and commerce iairs—to a rank which places you at the head of thos, merchant princes and bankers, whose vast commercial enterprises have promoted the most vital interests of the greatest nation in the world, it has been a source of peculiar gratification to me, having your kind permission, to inscribe to you this Treatise on a service which is the sole protection of our nation's trade, navigation, and commerce in foreign countries.
Permit me, then, with the utmost deference, to express my sincere wishes that you may long enjoy that high position, and that you may be spared many years to be one of the Representatives of this great City, to which honor you have been so often returned by the universal voice of its electors.
Allow me to subscribe myself,
E. W. A. TUSON. INNER TEMPLE,
January 1st, 1856.