George W. Erving

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George William Erving (1769 – July 22, 1850)[1][2] was an American diplomat.

He was U.S. Consul in London, from 1801 to 1804. He was Chargé d'Affaires of the United States in Madrid from 1804 to 1809, Special Negotiator to Copenhagen in 1811, and U.S. Minister to Spain, from 1814 to 1819.[3] He was United States Chargé d'Affaires to the Ottoman Empire, before 1831. Erving was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1834.[4]

His papers are held at Yale University.[5]


External links[edit]

  • Robert Walsh (1812). The American review of history and politics, and general repository of literature and state papers. 3. Printed for Farrand and Nicholas.
  • "George W. Erving (1769-1850), (painting)". SIRIS