David Bailie Warden

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Warden, David Bailie, M.D., was born in Ireland in 1778. He became a citizen of the United States, and was distinguished for his scientific attainments and varied learning. He was for some time Secretary of the United States Legation to France, and for forty years was Consul in Paris, where he became a member of the French Academy. He was the author of numerous works, both in French and English; amongst the rest: Moral Faculties and Literature of the Negroes, 1810; Account of the United States, 1819; Bibliotheca Americana, 1831; History of the Silk Bill, 1837; Recherches sur les Antiquités de l'Amerique Septentrionale. Mr. Warden died in Paris, 9th October 1845, aged 67.

Sources

37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.

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