Witt, Christopher, 1675-1765.

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John Bartram was the first native American botanist and made many journeys through the southern frontier, collecting seeds and bulbs for transplanting.

From the guide to the John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775, (American Philosophical Society)

Dr. Christopher Witt was a clock maker working in Germantown, Penn.

From the description of Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1710-1730. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 668258528

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referencedIn Bartram, John, 1699-1777. Correspondence, 1735-1775. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Witt, Christopher, Dr., 1675-1765. Tall case brass dial clock, ca. 1710-1730. Winterthur Library
creatorOf John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Bartram, John, 1699-1777. person
associatedWith Bartram, William, 1739-1823 person
associatedWith Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765 person
associatedWith Breintnall, Joseph, d. 1746 person
associatedWith Bush, John person
associatedWith Byrd, William, 1674-1744 person
associatedWith Catcott, Alexander, 1725-1779 person
associatedWith Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749 person
associatedWith Chalmers, Lionel person
associatedWith Clayton, John, 1686-1773 person
associatedWith Clayton, John, 1694-1773 person
associatedWith Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776 person
associatedWith Colhoun, Alexander person
associatedWith Collinson, Michael person
associatedWith Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768 person
associatedWith Cressy, S. person
associatedWith De Ponthieu, Henry person
associatedWith De Ponthieu, John person
associatedWith Dillenius, Johann Jakob, 1687-1747 person
associatedWith Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765 person
associatedWith Fothergill, John, 1712-1780 person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 person
associatedWith Freeman, James person
associatedWith Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790 person
associatedWith Garden, Alexander, 1730-1791 person
associatedWith Gordon, James person
associatedWith Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus, 1686-1762 person
associatedWith Hope, John, 1725-1786 person
associatedWith Hopton, Sarah person
associatedWith Lamboll, Thomas person
associatedWith Linne, Carl von, 1707-1778 person
associatedWith Logan, Martha person
associatedWith Logan, Mary person
associatedWith Miller, Philip, 1691-1771 person
associatedWith Mitchell, John, 1711-1768 person
associatedWith Ord, Thomas person
associatedWith Parsons, J. person
associatedWith Poole, R. person
associatedWith Randolph, Isahm person
associatedWith Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753 person
associatedWith Solander, Daniel Charles, 1733-1782 person
associatedWith St. Clair, John person
associatedWith Templeton, Peter person
associatedWith Wildman, Edward, (Edward Embree), 1874-1956 person
associatedWith Wrangel, Charles Magnus person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pennsylvania--Germantown
Subject
Clocks and watches--1 8th century
Botany
Plants--Collection and preservation
Horticulture
Botanists
Philadelphia History
Plant collectors
Pennsylvania History
Horticulturists
Natural history
Colony and State Specific History
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Birth 1675

Death 1765

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