Warden, David Bailie, 1772-1845

Alternative names
Birth 1772
Death 1845
English, French

Biographical notes:

American diplomat, author, and book-collector.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Noah Webster, 1829 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659525

Author, book collector, and diplomat.

From the description of Papers of David Bailie Warden, 1800-1843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455374

David Bailie Warden was a diplomat and teacher, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1809.

From the description of Papers, 1797-1851. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298257

From the guide to the David Bailie Warden papers, 1797-1851, 1787-1851, (American Philosophical Society)

Biographical Note

1772 Born at Bally Castle, County Down, Ireland 1797 M. A., University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland 1797, May Licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Bangor, Scotland 1799 Emigrated to the United States 1801 1804 Principal tutor, Kingston Academy, Ulster County, N.Y. 1804 Admitted to citizenship Became private secretary to John Armstrong, minister to France 1808 Designated consul pro tempore 1810 1814 Consul at Paris, France, and agent for prize cases 1816 Chorographical and Statistical Description of the District of Columbia. Paris : Printed and sold by Smith 1819 Published A Statistical, Political and Historical Account of the United States of America. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Constable and Co; .Philadelphia: T. Wardle; and [etc., etc.]. 3 vols. 1820 Published Bibliotheca America Septentirionalis. [Paris, L'imprimerie de Nouzou] 1831 Published Bibliotheca Americana. Paris 1845, Oct. 9 Died, Paris, France

From the guide to the David Bailie Warden Papers, 1800-1840, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Geography.
  • Medicine.
  • Chemistry
  • Diplomats -- United States.
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--19th century
  • Indians of North America.
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American -- 19th century
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American--France.
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American


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