The International Meridian Conference
Washington DC, USA - October 1884
Conference Delegates and Countries Represented
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Extract from one of the middle sessions of the Conference:
SESSION OF OCTOBER 13, 1884
The Conference met pursuant to adjournment in the Diplomatic Hall, in the State Department, at one o'clock P. M.
Austria-Hungary: Baron I. VON SCHÆFFER.
Brazil: Dr. Luiz CEULS.
Chili: Mr. F. V. GORMAS and Mr. A B. TUPPER.
Colombia: Commodore FRANKLIN.
Costa Rica: Mr. J. F. ECHEVERRIA.
France: Mr. A LEFAIVRE and Mr. JANSSEN.
Germany: Baron H. VON ALVENSLEBEN and Mr. HINCKELDEYN.
Great Britain: Sir F. J. EVANS, Prof. J. C. ADAMS, Lieut. General STEACHEY, and Mr. SANDFORD FLEMING.
Guatemala: Mr. Miles ROCK
Hawaii: Hon. W. D. ALEXANDER and Hon. Luther AHOLO.
Italy: Count ALBERT DE FORESTA.
Japan: Professor KIKUCHL.
Liberia: Mr. William COPPINGER.
Mexico: Mr. Leandro FERNANDEZ and Mr. Angel ANGUIANO.
Netherlands: Mr. G. de WECKHERLIN.
Paraguay: Capt. John STEWART.
Russia: Mr. O. de STRUVE, Major General STERNITZKI, and Mr. J. DE KOLOGEIVOFF.
San Domingo: Mr. L. DE J. GALVAN.
Spain: Mr. Juan VALERA, Mr. Emilio RUIZ DEL ABBOL, and Mr. Juan PASTORIN.
Sweden : Count CARL LEWENHAUPT.
Switzerland: Col. EMILE FREY.
Turkey: Mr. RUSTEM EFFENDL.
United States: Mr. RUTHERFURD
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