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Bartram, John (1699–1777), botanist and explorer in America

Frank N. Egerton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662556
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68442
Bartram, John (1699–1777), botanist and explorer in America

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Bartram, John (1699–1777), botanist and explorer in America, was born on 23 May 1699 on a farm at Marple, Pennsylvania, near Darby, the elder of two sons of William Bartram (d. 1711), farmer, and his first wife, Elizabeth (d. 1701), daughter of ...

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Subjects: Maps and Map-making ; History of the Americas ; Botany

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