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Thornton, Edward, Sir, 1817-1906



  • Existence: 1817 - 1906


Sir Edward Thornton (1817-1906), British diplomat; held posts in Latin America, Turkey, Russia, and served as Minister to the United States.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Carrington Family papers

Call Number: MS 130
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a...
Dates: 1749-1929

Letter : Washington, D.C., to an unidentified recipient, 1880 Jun 19

 Part of Collection — Box 53: [Barcode: 39002137225281], Folder: GROUP 1911, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS, probably to the editor of the New York World, regarding the death of his cousin, William Thomas Thornton.

Dates: 1880 Jun 19

Sir Edward Thornton correspondence with the British Foreign Office

Call Number: GEN MSS 864
Abstract: The papers are comprised of more than 2,500 original autograph manuscript letters and dispatches received by Sir Edward Thornton, and manuscript copies of Thornton's outgoing official and private correspondence and dispatches, in the period following the American Civil War. Thornton's correspondence was with several important figures in British foreign policy including foreign secretaries Edward Henry Stanley, George William Frederick Villiers, and George Leveson-Gower. Hundreds of other...
Dates: 1868-1875

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