Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

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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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referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1937 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
referencedIn Thatcher, Herbert, 1868-1932. Herbert Thatcher papers, 1906-1932. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. Letter from John Mitchell to Cadwallader Colden, London 1749, Mar. 25. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. American husbandry : manuscript, [ca. 1775-1789] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Clayton, John, 1665-1737. Jenings family papers, 1737-1837. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hammerton, William, d. 1732. Map of the southeastern part of North America, 1721 [cartographic material]. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. Dr. Mitchel's Letter on the yellow fever., 1748. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
creatorOf American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum, 1703-1806 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Burnham, Hiram. New Hampshire by recent survey made under the supreme authority and published according to law / by Philip Carrigan, true copy Hiram Burnham ; Col. Bouchette's plan showing the different lines considered as the parallel of 45° north / Jos. Bouchette, true copy Jos. Bouchette, true copy Hiram Burnham ; Copy of a part of Mitchel's [sic] map of the British and French dominions in North America comprising the head waters of Connecticut River / true copy Hiram Burnham. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864. [Collection of letters, etc., on yellow fever, 1794-1795, transcribed by John Redman Coxe]. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Shain, Charles E. Maps of Maine : the men and times that made them, ca. 1994. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn George Washington Papers, 1592-1943, (bulk 1748-1799) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. Papers of John Mitchell, 1745-1749. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burnham, Hiram. A Map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads distances limits and extent of the settlements ... / Jno. Mitchell ; true copy Hiram Burnham. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833. [Manuscript maps that were assembled by Egbert Benson and sent in 1802 to Rufus King, United States minister to Great Britain, in order to facilitate negotiations over disputed international boundary between Maine and New Brunswick]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bell, Whitfield J. (Whitfield Jenks). American manuscripts, 1703-1806, from the British Museum. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 person
associatedWith Ames, Nathaniel, 1708-1764 person
associatedWith Argyll, Archibald Campbell, Duke of, 1682-1761. person
associatedWith Bartram, John, 1699-1777 person
associatedWith Bond, Phineas, 1717-1773 person
associatedWith Breintnall, Joseph, d. 1746 person
associatedWith British Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776. person
associatedWith Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768 person
associatedWith Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864. person
associatedWith Dudley, Paul, 1675-1751 person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Garden, Alexander, 1686-1756 person
associatedWith Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771. person
associatedWith Hammerton, William, d. 1732. person
associatedWith Linne, Carl von, 1707-1778 person
associatedWith Mease, James, 1771-1846 person
associatedWith Packard, Francis R. (Francis Randolph), 1870-1950. person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. person
associatedWith Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753 person
associatedWith Thatcher, Herbert, 1868-1932. person
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Wilson, Benjamin, 1721-1788 person
associatedWith Witt, Christopher, 1675-1765 person
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Virginia
America
England--London
Great Britain
New York (State)
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Botany
Natural history
Patronage, Political--Great Britain--History--18th century--Sources
Americans--Correspondence
Indians of North America--Early works to 1800
Scientists--Correspondence
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Artists
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Birth 1711-04-13

Death 1768-02-29

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