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A GREEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 534 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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A GREEN. H.-GREEN, M. but actually, it appears, to report to the administration, then considering the question of the annexation of Texas, concerning the political situation in Texas and Mexico. After the close of the war with Mexico Green was sent to that country in 1849 by President Taylor to negotiate concerning the moneys which, by the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the United States had agreed to pay; and he saved his country a considerable sum by arranging for payment in exchange instead of in specie. Subsequently Green was engaged in railway building in Georgia and Alabama. On the loth of June 1875 he died in Dalton, Georgia, a city which in 1848 he had helped to found.
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