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Barton, John (1789–1852), political economist and botanist

David Eastwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Economics; Political Economy. 726 words.

Barton, John (1789–1852), political economist and botanist, was born on 11 June 1789 in Southwark, London, the son of John Barton (1755–1789) and his second wife, Elizabeth, née Horne...

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Chase, Agnes

Michael T. Stieber.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1327 words.

Chase, Agnes (20 April 1869–24 September 1963), botanist and suffragist, was born Mary Agnes Meara (Mera) in Iroquois County, Illinois, the daughter of Martin J. Meara, a railroad worker...

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Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant

B. D. Jackson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Botany. 615 words.

Edgeworth, Michael Pakenham (1812–1881), botanist and East India Company servant, was born on 24 May 1812 at Edgeworthstown, co. Longford, Ireland, the youngest in a family of two sons and...

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Hance, Henry Fletcher (1827–1886), diplomatist and botanist

R. K. Douglas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Botany. 677 words.

Hance, Henry Fletcher (1827–1886), diplomatist and botanist, was born on 4 August 1827 at Gloucester Terrace, Old Brompton, London. His early childhood was spent mainly with his maternal...

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Low, Sir Hugh (1824–1905), botanist and colonial administrator

J. M. Gullick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1120 words.

Low, Sir Hugh (1824–1905), botanist and colonial administrator, was born on 10 May 1824 in Clapton, London, the elder son of Hugh Low (1793–1863), a Scot who had developed a substantial...

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