Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1711-04-13
Death 1768-02-29
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Physician and artist.

From the description of Papers of John Mitchell, 1745-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454577

John Mitchell (1711-1768), Virginia born and Edinburgh educated physician, botanist, and cartographer, the author of the Mitchell Map (1755). He moved from Virginia to London in 1746, and in November 1748 elected to the Royal Society.

From the description of Letter from John Mitchell to Cadwallader Colden, London 1749, Mar. 25. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 681418663

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Subjects:

  • Botany
  • Natural history
  • Patronage, Political--Great Britain--History--18th century--Sources
  • Americans--Correspondence
  • Indians of North America--Early works to 1800
  • Scientists--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Artists
  • Physicians

Places:

  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)