Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870Alternative names
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
1820, Nov. 14:
Born, New Berlin, N.Y.
Married Jane Cornelia Livermore
Elected to Massachusetts senate
Elected to Congress
Appointed minister to Austria, which declined to receive him Appointed minister to China
Returned to United States for a visit
Resigned to become head of Chinese delegation to Europe
Negotiated and signed Burlingame Treaty between the United States and China establishing friendly relations and granting most favored nation status to China
1870, Feb. 23:
Died, St. Petersburg, Russia
Edward L. Burlingame
1848, May 30:
Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
Joined New York Tribune
Married Ella Francis Badger
Entered publishing as staff member at Charles Scribner’s Sons
1887- 1914: Editor, Scribner's magazine
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)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American|
|Diplomatic and consular service, American--China|
|Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts|