Anthology deals with the historic American Consulate of the Dabney family at Horta, Faial – Açores. For most of the 19th century, the family made the island of Faial their home. Merchants with elite social connections, three generations of Dabneys were United States Consuls. Their impact on the growth of trade and their humanitarian activities earned them admiration throughout Portugal and America. Originally compiled in 1899 by Roxana Lewis Dabney (1827-1913) and the privately published for the family as "The Dabney Annals," the American edition and preface by Maria Filomena Mónica with annotation and selection by Paulo Silveira e Sousa, sheds new light on the history of United States foreign relations.Soft cover, 8 ½” x 11,” illustrated, 250 pp.