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James Kirke Paulding

Born: 22-Aug-1778
Birthplace: Nine Partners, NY
Died: 6-Apr-1860
Location of death: Hyde Park, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Government
Party Affiliation: Democrat-Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Salmagundi

Father: William Paulding
Mother: Catherine Ogden
Brother: William
Sister: Julia
Wife: Gertrude Kemble (m. 15-Nov-1818, d. 1841, four sons)

    US Secretary of the Navy (1838-41)
    Navy Department Naval Agent, Port of New York (1824-38)
    Navy Department Secretary to the Board of Navy Commissioners (1815-23)

Author of books:
Salmagundi (1807-08, with Washington Irving)
The Diverting History of John Bull and Brother Jonathan (1812)
The Lay of the Scotch Fiddle (1813)
The Backwoodsman (1818)
A Sketch of Old England by a New England Man (1822)
Koningsmarke, the Long Finne (1823)
John Bull in America, or the New Munchausen (1825)
The Merry Tales of the Three Wise Men of Gotham (1826)
The New Mirror for Travellers (1828)
Tales of the Good Woman, by a Doubtful Gentleman (1829)
Chronicles of the City of Gotham, from the Papers of a Retired Common Councilman (1830)
The Dutchman's Fireside (1831)
Westward Ho! (1832)
Life of George Washington (1835)
View of Slavery in the United States (1836)
The Book of St. Nicholas (1837)
A Gift from Fairy Land (1838)
The Old Continental, or the Price of Liberty (1846)
The Puritan and his Daughter (1849)


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