Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886

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Birth 1807-08-18
Death 1886-11-21

Biographical notes:

American minister to England.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [London], to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1866 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129739

Author and legislator of Boston, Mass.; minister to Great Britain.

From the description of Letter of Charles Francis Adams [manuscript], 1850 November 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874258

American diplomat, lawyer, and biographer; son of John Quincy Adams, 1767-1848; U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts 1859-61, U.S. Minister to England, 1861-68; U.S. Arbitrator at the Geneva Tribunal ("Alabama" claims), 1871-72.

From the guide to the Charles Francis Adams letters, 1844-1878, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Adams (Harvard, A.B., 1825) served as Overseer at Harvard.

From the description of Notes relating to Harvard from the diary of Charles Francis Adams 1824-1879 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972750

Epithet: American diplomatist in London

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000622.0x000162

Adams, son of John Quincy Adams, was politically active throughout his life and occupied the sensitive post of U.S. minister to Great Britain during the Civil War.

From the description of Adams, Charles Francis, letters, 1858. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 22177255


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