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APPLETON, John James, diplomatist, born in France about 1789 ; died in Rennes, France, 4 March 1864. His father was John Appleton, some time United States consul at Calais. John James studied at Phillips Andover academy, and was graduated at Harvard in 1813. During President Monroe's administration he was appointed secretary of legation at Brazil, and afterward charge d'affaires for the United States at Madrid and at Stockholm. At the latter post he negotiated the commercial treaty that still serves as the basis of intercourse between the United States and Sweden. He also served as a diplomatic representative of the United States at Naples. Inheriting from his father a valuable estate in France, he spent the greater part of his life there, making only occasional visits to America.
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