In 1821, Sultan Moulay Suleiman gave the United States its first diplomatic property, the site of the American Legation. Reconstruction began in 1848, when the new US Consul arrived to find the building "almost in ruins," possibly as a result of the French bombardment of Tangier in 1844.
TALIM's New Blog - TALIMblog.org
TALIM director Gerald Loftus regularly posts articles on TALIM events, cultural updates, and Legation history. It's an informal way of keeping up with the activities of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies. Add it to your favorites!