James Asheton Bayard was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Representative from Delaware and U.S. Senator from Delaware.

James Asheton Bayard

James Asheton Bayard was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.…

Governor of Delaware

Benjamin T. Biggs

Governor of Delaware

De Vries started in 1632, a colony on the banks of the Delaware, but it was quickly laid to waste.

De Vries

De Vries started in 1632, a colony on the banks of the Delaware, but it was quickly laid to waste.

The official seal of the U.S. state of Delaware in 1889.

Delaware

The official seal of the U.S. state of Delaware in 1889.

The United States seal of Delaware.

Delaware

The United States seal of Delaware.

The state banner of Delaware, the diamond state.

Delaware

The state banner of Delaware, the diamond state.

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1876

Delaware seal

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1876

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1881

Delaware seal

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1881

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1890

Delaware seal

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1890

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1904

Delaware seal

Seal of the state of Delaware, 1904

First Governor of Delaware

Thomas M'Kean

First Governor of Delaware

He befriended the local Indians, and ensured that they were paid fairly for their lands. They revered Penn and called him "Onas" or "Miquon", meaning quill or pen.

William Penn Purchasing Land from the Delaware Indians

He befriended the local Indians, and ensured that they were paid fairly for their lands. They revered…

An old Quaker house in Newcastle, Delaware.

An Old Quaker House

An old Quaker house in Newcastle, Delaware.

A political cartoon of the Southern states being built from the ruins after the Civil War.

Southern Republic Built From The Ruins

A political cartoon of the Southern states being built from the ruins after the Civil War.

The Tile House in New Castle, Delaware.

Tile House

The Tile House in New Castle, Delaware.

An illustration of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on December 25, 1776. This event occurred during the American Revolutionary War and was the first move in a surprise attack by the Continental Army against Hessian forces in New Jersey.

George Washington Crossing the Delaware

An illustration of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on December 25, 1776. This event occurred…