Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870

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Attorney, Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts state senator, 1852; congressman, 1855-1860; U.S. minister to Peking, China, 1860-1867.

From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27988840

Anson Burlingame was American envoy to China. The city of Burlingame, Calif., was named in his honor by William C. Ralston.

From the description of Anson Burlingame papers, 1856-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863422

Anson Burlingame, Massachusetts state legislator, U.S. representative from Massachusetts, and minister to China; and Edward L. Burlingame, editor.

From the description of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83989348

Biographical Note

Anson Burlingame

  • 1820, Nov. 14: Born, New Berlin, N.Y.
  • 1847: Married Jane Cornelia Livermore
  • 1852: Elected to Massachusetts senate
  • 1855: Elected to Congress
  • 1861: Appointed minister to Austria, which declined to receive him Appointed minister to China
  • 1865: Returned to United States for a visit
  • 1867: Resigned to become head of Chinese delegation to Europe
  • 1868: Negotiated and signed Burlingame Treaty between the United States and China establishing friendly relations and granting most favored nation status to China
  • 1870: Visited Europe
  • 1870, Feb. 23: Died, St. Petersburg, Russia

Edward L. Burlingame

  • 1848, May 30: Born
  • 1867: Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1871: Joined New York Tribune
  • 1871: Married Ella Francis Badger
  • 1879: Entered publishing as staff member at Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • 1887 - 1914 : Editor, Scribner's magazine
  • 1922: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame Family Papers, 1810-1922, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burlingame, Dwight C. Papers of the Winchester and Burlingame families, 1749-1961. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Invitation, [18--]. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894. Nathaniel Prentiss Banks papers, 1829-1911 (bulk 1860-1880). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hawes, Josiah Johnson, 1808-1901,. Members of the Massachusetts Free Soil Party [photograph], 1850. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bliss, George, 1793-1873. Papers, 1797-1914, bulk: 1830-1835. Library of Congress
referencedIn Burlingame, Walter. Walter Burlingame papers, 1821-1910. New York State Historical Documents
referencedIn Californian and Western manuscripts collection, ca. 1760-1963. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Anson Burlingame letter to D. Clark, 1860 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861. Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Papers 1856 July 21-Aug. 1. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Notes from Foreign Missions. 1789 - 1906. Notes from Foreign Missions, China
creatorOf Burlingame Family. Burlingame Family Papers, 1810-1937. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Miscellany, ca. 1680-1900. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John G. Nicolay Papers, 1811-1943, (bulk 1860-1901) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Willie Person Mangum Papers, 1771-1906, (bulk 1771-1868) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Despatches from Diplomatic Officers. 1789 - 1906. Despatches from Diplomatic Officers, China. 7/6/1861 - 9/9/1863. Despatch from United States Minister to China Anson Burlingame to Secretary of State William Henry Seward
referencedIn Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903. Papers, 1842-1901, (bulk 1855-1886). Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
creatorOf Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame Family Papers, 1810-1922 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Burlingame Family Papers, 1856-1967 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters sent to Robert Carter from various correspondents, 1852-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983, 1809-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886. Papers of Edwin Percy Whipple, 1847-1881. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anson Burlingame collection, Burlingame, Anson collection, 1849-1870, 1865-1870 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983 (inclusive), 1809-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901. John G. Nicolay papers, 1811-1943 (bulk 1860-1901). Library of Congress
referencedIn John Sherman Letters, 1852-1898 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Signature. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Anson Burlingame papers, 1856-1939. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents relating to Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1838-1948. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Balch, Edwin Swift, 1856-1927,. Papers of the Balch family, 1760-1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Brooks-Keyes family papers, 1761-1908. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891,. Scrapbook : concerning the visit of Chinese ambassadors to Boston : manuscript, 1868. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Letter : Washington, [D.C], to W[illia]m L. Lincoln, 1860 June 10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Prentiss Banks Papers, 1829-1911, (bulk 1860-1880) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Invitation, [18--]. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Despatches from Diplomatic Officers. 1789 - 1906. Despatches from Diplomatic Officers, China
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1824-1936 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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correspondedWith Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894. person
associatedWith Bliss, George, 1793-1873. person
associatedWith Brooks, Preston S. person
associatedWith Brown, Annette R., person
associatedWith Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. person
associatedWith Burlingame, Edward L. (Edward Livermore), 1848-1922. person
associatedWith Burlingame family. family
associatedWith Burlingame family. family
associatedWith Burlingame family. family
associatedWith Burlingame family. family
associatedWith Burlingame Family. family
associatedWith Burlingame, Jane Cornelia Livermore. person
associatedWith Burlingame, Jane Cornelia Livermore. Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame papers. person
associatedWith Burlingame, Walter. person
associatedWith Carter, Robert, 1819-1879 person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891, person
associatedWith Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903. person
associatedWith Cowdin, Elliot C. (Elliot Christopher), 1819-1880 person
associatedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1787-1879. person
associatedWith Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879. person
associatedWith Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883. person
associatedWith Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896. person
associatedWith Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959 person
associatedWith Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902. person
associatedWith Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. person
associatedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Hawes, Josiah Johnson, 1808-1901, person
associatedWith Hinman, Elmore B. person
associatedWith Holton, Susan Burlingame. person
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916. person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. person
associatedWith Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Lincoln, William L., person
associatedWith Livermore, Eunice. person
associatedWith Livermore, Eunice. Eunice Livermore papers. person
associatedWith Livermore, Isaac. person
associatedWith Livermore, Isaac. Isaac Livermore papers. person
associatedWith Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861. person
associatedWith Mann, Horace, 1796-1859. person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Meredith, George, 1828-1909. person
associatedWith Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902. person
correspondedWith Nicolay, John G. (John George), 1832-1901. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860. person
associatedWith Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946. person
associatedWith Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872. person
associatedWith Sherman, John, 1823-1900 person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937. person
associatedWith Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886. person
associatedWith Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. person
associatedWith Wister, Owen, 1860-1938. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
China
Burlingame (Calif.)
United States
Massachusetts
China
United States
United States
United States
China
Subject
Dueling
American periodicals
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Diplomatic and consular service, American--China
Occupation
Diplomats
Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts
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Person

Birth 1820-11-14

Death 1870-02-23

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