William Darlington papers, 1777-1863


Date: 1777-1863 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This collection includes miscellaneous letters and drafts of letters; genealogical notes, medical essays, copies of letters and essays sent to newspapers and magazines; bills and receipts; invitations; military and other commissions; and a biographical memoir of General John Lacey, 1823. There are also papers, principally official, of his son Lieut. B. S. B. Darlington, U.S.N.

Background note

William Darlington was a physician and naturalist.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Purchased from Free Library of Philadelphia and accessioned, 09/13/1965 (1965 1810mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Rare Book Dept., Free Library of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. -- Navy.

Family Name(s)

  • Darlington, B. S. B.


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Darlington, William, 1782-1863
  • Lacey, John, 1755-1814


  • Medicine.
  • Natural history.