in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Botany. 1414 words.
Mitchell, John (1711–1768), botanist and cartographer, was born in White Chapel parish, Lancaster county, Virginia, on 13 April 1711, the son of Robert Mitchell (1684–1748), tobacco farmer...