John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775 1735-1775

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John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775, 1735-1775

John Bartram correspondence, 1735-1775 1735-1775

Correspondence compiled by Edward E. Wildman and Francis D. West, chiefly from original letters in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and other depositories, 1956.

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Bartram, John, 1699-1777

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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 description of Papers, 1738-1796. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122364926 From the description of Correspondence, 1735-1775. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122464663 From the guide to the John Bartram papers, 1738-1796, 1738-1796, (American Philo...

Randolph, Isahm

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Clayton, John, 1686-1773.

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Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society) John Clayton was born in 1694 in Fulham, Middlesex, and brought up in comparative wealth until 1715 when he emigrated to Virginia joining his father, John Clayton sen...

Byrd, William, 1674-1744

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William Byrd II resided at Westover in Charles City County, Virginia. From the guide to the William Byrd Papers, 1728-1729., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Virginia planter William Byrd served as a member of the Virginia Council of the State (1709-1744); he determined the boundary line between Virginia and North Carolina. From the guide to the The history of the dividing line between Virginia and North Carolina, 1728, 1728, (...

Collinson, M. P. (Michael P.)

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Fothergill, John, 1712-1780

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John Fothergill was an English Quaker physician and naturalist, and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1770. From the description of Letters, 1737-1750, to Charles Alston. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165478 Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. ...

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 ...

Poole, Reginald Lane, 1857-1939

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Colhoun, Alexander

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Solander, Daniel Charles, 1733-1782

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Epithet: botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000349.0x000072 Swedish botanist who accompanied Cook on the Endeavour voyage of 1768-1771. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Rio de Janeiro, to Carl von Linne. 1768. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225744866 Peter Collinson (1694–1768) was an English merchant and botanist. He was a partner in his father’s...

Clayton, John, 1694?-1773

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Botanist. From the description of Will : proved January 6, 1774, 1773 October 23 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647835963 From the description of John Clayton correspondence, 1748. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453660 ...

Breintnall, Joseph, d. 1746

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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) Peter Collinson (1694 – 1768) was an English merchant and botanist. From the guide to the Peter Collinson papers, 1560-1811 (inclusive), 1713-1811 (bulk), Bulk, 1713-1811, 1560-1811, (American Philosophical So...

Cressy, S.

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Wrangel, Charles Magnus

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Bush, John, of Tunbridge Wells

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Sinclair, John, 1683-1750

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Garden, Alexander, 1730-1791

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Charleston and Prince William Parish, S.C. physician and naturalist. From the description of Account with the estate of John Gordon, 1779. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521715 South Carolina plantation owner, physician, and naturalist, after whom Karl Linnaeus named the "Gardenia." Alexander Garden married Elizabeth Peronneau (d. 1805). Garden remained loyal to the Crown, although his son, Alexander Garden (1757-1829) supported the colonial c...

Catcott, Alexander, 1725-1779

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Hopton, Sarah

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Sloane, Hans, Sir, 1660-1753

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Hans Sloane was born in England in 1660. He studied chemistry at Apothecaries' Hall, and botany at the Chelsea Physic Garden. He went on to apprentice in medicine under Sydenham, and took over the practice when Sydenham became too ill to work. Dr. Sloane traveled to Jamaica as the physician of the second Duke of Albemarle in 1688. While in Jamaica, he collected and brought home to England more than 800 species of plants. He published two books on his experience and discoveries in Jamaica. After ...

Dillenius, Johann Jakob, 1687-1747

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German-born botanist in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to [John] Nourse, 1736 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870669 ...

Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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Scientist, New York colonial official. From the description of Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476912237 Governor of New York (Colony) and scientist. From the description of Cadwallader Colden family papers, 1686-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453882 Colonial New York philosopher and scientist, and political official. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], t...

Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765

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Arthur Dobbs (1689-1765) was an Irish author, statesman and governor of North Carolina. From the description of Arthur Dobbs papers [manuscript], circa 1683-1722. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 688618133 From the guide to the Arthur Dobbs papers, circa 1683-1722, (Oregon Historical Society Research Library) Arthur Dobbs was the Governor of North Carolina fron 1754 to 1762. From the description of Letters, 1756-1757, to ...

De Ponthieu, Henry

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Logan, John A., Mrs., 1838-1923

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Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan, wife of U.S. Congressman and Union General John A. Logan, and well known author. From the description of Mrs. John A. Logan correspondence with S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1887, 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 763312775 Wife of Civil War General Logan from Jackson County, Illinois who also served in the U.S. Senate. From the description of Letters, 1884, 1890, 1894. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). Worl...

Lamboll, Thomas

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Gordon, James

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Epithet: of Add MS 37287 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x00014f Epithet: valuer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x000157 Epithet: son of A Gordon, of Barskeoch, in Kells, county Kirkcudbright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x00...

Bartram, William, 1739-1823

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William Bartram was a naturalist and made trips throughout the southern frontier, collecting seeds and specimens and making botanical drawings. From the description of Meteorological diary, 1790 January 1-1791 September 13. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540731 From the description of Commonplace book, [ca. 1760-1800]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122624360 Naturalist William Bartram traveled through...

Freeman, James, Ph. D.

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Parsons, J.

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McLean, Beth Bailey, 1892-

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Ord, Thomas

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Miller, Philip, 1691-1771

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Peter Collinson (1694–1768) was an English merchant and botanist. He was a partner in his father’s London trading business, and he remained a merchant throughout his life. However, at a young age, he also developed a passion for botany. He eventually wrote numerous essays on natural history topics for the Gentleman’s Magazine, and he contributed many reports to the Society of Antiquaries and to the Royal Society, of which he was a member. His extensive network of correspondents in E...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

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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 Lib...

Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790

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Chalmers, Lionel, approximately 1715-1777

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Chalmers was a physician in 18th-century Charleston, S.C.; author of An essay on fevers (1767), and An Account of the Weather and Diseases of South Carolina (1776). Robert Whytt (1714-1766) was born in Edinburgh, the son of an advocate, but left an orphan at age 6; he studied in St Andrews, Edinburgh, Paris and Leyden and began to practice as a doctor in 1738; appointed physician to King George III in Scotland from 1761; Whytt's important work concerned unconscious refle...

Templeton, Peter

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Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765

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British colonel. From the description of Speech at Fort Pitt, 1764 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70974526 Henry Bouquet was a colonel in the Southern Brigade of British forces in the United States in 1765. From the description of The Henry Bouquet papers, 1765. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 50140401 British army officer. From the description of Henry Bouquet papers, 1765-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 794...

Linné, Carl von, 1707-1778

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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) Swedish botanist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Upsala, to M. DuChesne, 1767 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591543 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to...

De Ponthieu, John

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Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus, 1686-1762

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Gronovius was a Dutch naturalist who wrote a number of books on botany. Bartram is considered the first native-born American botanist. From the description of [Letter] 1751 Jun. 16, Leyden [to] Mr. Bartram / Joh. Fred. Gronovius. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231366979 Epithet: Professor at Deventer and Leyden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x000222 Dutch botanist. ...

Collinson, Peter, 1694-1768

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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) Peter Collinson was a London merchant and naturalist. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1740]-1770. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489517 From the description of ...

Hope, John, 1725-1786

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Sir Joseph Banks was an English naturalist and president of the Royal Society. From the guide to the Sir Joseph Banks papers, 1766-1820 (bulk), 1766-1820, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Wildman, Edward, (Edward Embree), 1874-1956

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Catesby, Mark, 1683-1749

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Naturalist. From the description of Mark Catesby correspondence, 1744. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452847 ...