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William Darlington
physician, botanist, and United States Congressman from Pennsylvania
William Darlington


  • Flora Cestrica: An Attempt to Enumerate and Describe the Flowering and Filicoid plants of Chester County (1837). (external scan)
  • A Plea for a National Museum and Botanic Garden: To be Founded on the Smithsonian Institution at the City of Washington (1841). (external scan)
  • Reliquiæ Baldwinianæ: selections from the correspondence of the late William Baldwin, M. D., compiled by William Darlington (1843). (external scan)
  • Address Before the Chester County Horticultural Society (1846) (external scan)
  • Agricultural Botany (1847). (external scan)
  • Flora Cestrica: An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester County, Pennsylvania (1853)(external scan)

Works about DarlingtonEdit

  • Sharpless, William T. Dr. William Darlington, physician and botanist.
  • Lansing, Dorothy I. That Magnificent Cestrian: Dr. William Darlington, 1782-1863, Being a Short Introductory Biography. Serpentine Press, 1985.


Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.