in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Botany. 1041 words.
Shecut, John Linnaeus Edward Whitridge (04 December 1770–01 June 1836), botanist, medical practitioner, and author, was born in Beaufort, South Carolina, the son of Abraham Shecut and Marie...