Archival Follies

It’s Thriven Me Crazy

The wit and wisdom of the antebellum U.S. diplomatic corps

Encountered in sources, various, today:

“Unmeaning words are always troublesome.”

“A successful revolt may or may not terminate in the change of the Government of a country.”

“…where our commerce has most thriven …”

Image cite: HAMACHI!!, “Moai Mote Ao Taato’a,” Flickr, CC License

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