William Darlington letters, 1836-1857


Date: 1836-1857 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


These are to Darlington from Spencer F. Baird, Robert Carr, Edward D. Ingraham, Moses Marshall, George Ord, John Jay Smith, and John F. Watson, among others. A letter from Joseph Johnson encloses a sketch of the life of Stephen Elliott (1771-1830).

Background note

William Darlington was a physician and naturalist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received from New York Historical Society, 1953.

Location of originals:

Originals in:New-York Historical Society, New York, New York.

Early American History Note

This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

Indexing Terms


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
  • Carr, Robert
  • Darlington, William, 1782-1863
  • Elliott, Stephen, 1771-1830
  • Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854
  • Johnson, Joseph, 1776-1862
  • Marshall, Moses
  • Ord, George, 1781-1866
  • Smith, J. Jay (John Jay), 1798-1881
  • Watson, John F.


  • Agriculture
  • Botany.
  • Natural history.
  • Potatoes.