Papers of the Winchester and Burlingame families, 1749-1961.


Burlingame, Dwight C. Papers of the Winchester and Burlingame families, 1749-1961.

Papers of the Winchester and Burlingame families, 1749-1961.

The bulk of the collection consists of various legal documents and property records -- bonds, deeds, indentures etc., genealogical materials, and photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera, with a few letters. There are papers related to Elisha Burlingame, Daniel F. Burlingame, Edgar Winchester, and others, including general and company orders, receipts, rolls, and other records accumulated by Daniel F. Burlingame who served as captain of a regiment of the 7th Division of Massachusetts Militia between 1828 and 1834. Also included are a copy of the song "Dixie for the Union," signed by "T. W. Sweeny, Col. 52nd Ill. Volunteers" and dedicated to "Miss. Amelia Winchester," a fragment of a Civil War diary (Germantown, Tenn. 1863, Oct. 29 - Nov. 26), and a photocopy of an 1866 letter from Anason Burlingame to William S. Rosencranz. The collection also contains scattered genealogical papers related to the Browne, Mason, Pierce, Fenner, Bliss and other families.

212 pieces.1 box.

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Pierce family. (family)

Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898 (person)

General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Mason family. (family)

Burlingame, Dwight C. (person)

Massachusetts. Militia. Division, 7th (corporateBody)

Burlingame family. (family)

Burlingame, Amelia Winchester (person)

Winchester, Edgar, 1821-1873 (person)

Sweeny, Thomas William, 1820-1892 (person)

American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Corinth, Miss., to J.B. Grinnell, 1863 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574315 Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892) was a soldier in the U.S. Army and a Fenian leader. He was born in County Cork, Ireland, but came to the U.S. in 1832, joined the U.S. Army in 1843 and fought in the Mexican War and U.S. Civil War. In 1866 he became active in the Irish liberation movement as Secretary of War in the ...

Winchester family. (person)

Fenner family. (family)

Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870 (person)

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,...

Burlingame, Elisha. (person)