Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815

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Dates:
Birth 1767-07-28
Death 1815-08-06

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

James A. Bayard

  • 1767, July 28: Born, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1784: Graduated, Princeton College, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1788: Admitted to the bar at New Castle, Del., and Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1795: Married Ann Bassett
  • 1797 - 1803 : Member from Delaware, United States House of Representatives
  • 1805 - 1813 : United States Senator from Delaware
  • 1813 - 1814 : Member, United States Commission to negotiate the treaty of Ghent Member, United States Commission to negotiate a treaty of commerce with Great Britain
  • 1815, Aug. 6: Died, Wilmington, Del.

Richard H. Bayard

  • 1796, Sept. 23: Born, Wilmington, Del.
  • 1805 - 1810 : Attended College of St. Mary, Baltimore, Md.
  • 1814: Graduated, Princeton College, Princeton, N.J.
  • 1815: Married Mary Sophia Carroll
  • 1818: Admitted to the bar at New Castle, Del.
  • 1818 - 1832 : Private law practice
  • 1832 - 1835 : Mayor, Wilmington, Del.
  • 1836 - 1839 : United States Senator from Delaware
  • 1839 - 1841 : Chief justice of Delaware
  • 1840 - 1845 : Member from Delaware, United States Senate Appointed brigadier general, Delaware state militia
  • 1850 - 1853 : United States chargé d'affaires, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1868, Mar. 4 .: Died, Philadelphia, Pa

From the guide to the James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard Papers, 1797-1885, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Bookplates, American

Occupations:

  • Diplomats
  • Lawyers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Delaware

Places:

  • Belgium (as recorded)
  • Delaware (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)