Adams, Charles Francis
b. 1807-08-18
d. 1886-11-21
In an enclosure to this despatch, Charles Francis Adams notifies Lord John Russell of Allen Francis’s appointment as American consul in Victoria.1
Adams was born 18 August 1807 to the American president John Quincy Adams.2 He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1841 to 1843, and a member of the state senate from 1844 to 1845. In 1861, he was appointed Minister to England by President Lincoln, which he served until 1868. He died in Boston, Mass., on 21 November 1886.3
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Adams, Charles Francis. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/adams.html.

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