Warfield, Henry R., 1774-1839

Warfield, Henry R., 1774-1839



  • Existence: 1774 - 1839


Henry Ridgely Warfield (September 14, 1774 – March 18, 1839) was a U.S. Representative from Maryland. He was born in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He was the son of Charles Alexander Warfield and Eliza Ridgely, and grandson of Maj. Henry Ridgely. His father, Dr. Warfield (1751–1813), was an originator of the medical school of the University of Maryland, and as a member of the Whig club, set fire to the Peggy Stewart at Annapolis, Maryland, destroying her cargo of tea. He held several local offices. He later settled in Frederick, Maryland, and was elected to the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Congresses, serving from March 4, 1819 to March 3, 1825 as a Federalist representative.

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Henry R. Warfield letter

Webster Mss 830169
Identifier: Mss 830169
Date(s): 1830-02-19

In English.