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Burlinghame, Anson, 1820-1870 (United States diplomat)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1820 - 1870

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Account of Anson Burlinghame's journey, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 9/5
Scope and Contents

'The Chinese Embassy to All the Treaty Powers': a printed account of the journey of Anson Burlinghame and his suite from Peking to Taku, beginning on 25 November 1867, by 'Jasper', Shanghai, 14 December 1867. The account is followed by 'The Mule Litter Song' by Oliver Bloomfield Bradford (United States diplomat). There is also a pencil note reading 'A pedler's [sic.] pony ate a potato with unparrallelled [sic.] ecstasies', and arithmetical calculations in pen.

Dates: 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
 File

Letter from Anson Burlinghame, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 22/6
Scope and Contents

'Letter of the United States Minister at Peking. Containing Opinions on various Disputed Points and also Remarks concerning the Co-operative Policy': a printed copy of a letter from Anson Burlinghame, Peking, to George Frederick Seward, 15 June 1864, with a preface by Seward, dated Shanghai, 27 June 1864. The document has been labelled 'Circular No 2.'

Dates: 1864
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.