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John and William Bartram

Travelers in Early America
  • 128 Pages
  • 3.84 MB
  • English
Ocean Pub
Historical - General, United States - Colonial Period, United States - Revolutionary War, Biography & Autobiography, Biography/Autobiog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11782881M
ISBN 10097176414X
ISBN 139780971764149

The Natures of John and William Bartram is a major work of natural and human history—beautifully written, psychologically insightful, and full of provocative ideas concerning the place of nature in the imagination of Americans, past and present.

Thomas P. Slaughter is Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. Following in his father’s footsteps, William Bartram () continued to explore and discover native American plants.

An important naturalist, artist, and author in his own right, William traveled the American South from to under the patronage of Dr. John Fothergill. The Natures of John and William Bartram is a major work of natural and human history—beautifully written, psychologically insightful, and full of provocative ideas concerning the place of nature in the imagination of Americans, past and present.

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John Bartram (), the first native-b /5. Following the War of Independence, William Bartram and his brother John Jr. developed their father’s garden into a successful nursery business. A sales catalog for lists many Florida trees and shrubs including live oak, magnolia, Andromeda (illustrated here by William Bartram), azalea, and for some reason, poison oak.

William Bartram has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Bartram’s most popular book is Travels of William Bartram. William Bartram, American naturalist, botanist, and artist. The son of naturalist John Bartram, he described the abundant river swamps of the southeastern United States in their primeval condition in his Travels through North and South Carolina.

“John Bartram’s Travels on the St. Johns River, ” Journal of John Bartram. In the winter of a sixty-six year old Quaker from Pennsylvania named John Bartram, accompanied by his son William Bartram, traveled in a dugout canoe to explore East.

John and William Bartram Botanists and Explorers. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, Helen Gere Cruickshank and B.

Bartram Cadbury. John and William Bartram's America Selections from the Writings of the Philadelphia Naturalists. New York:. John Bartram, s/o William and Elizabeth (Hunt) Bartram, was married (first) to Mary (Maris) Bartram with whom he had 2 sons, Richard and Isaac Bartram, and (second) to Ann (Mendenhall) Bartram with whom he had 9 children, James, Moses, Elizabeth, Mary, William, Elizabeth, Ann and Burial: Darby Friends Cemetery, Darby.

John and William Bartram's America; selections from the writings of the Philadelphia nautralists. Edited with an introduction by Helen Gere Cruickshank.

Foreword by B. Bartram Cadbury. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jacques. Bartram, John and William (Helen Gere Cruickshank, ed.). U.S. # 33¢ John and William Bartram Issue Date: City: Philadelphia, PA Quantity:Printed By: B. William Bartram was born on April 9,in Philadelphia, the son of John Bartram and his second wife, Anne Mendenhall.

William’s keen interest in botany and natural history was manifest early in his life, causing his father to despair of finding a remunerative career for the young man.

Botanists require no introduction to John Bartram and his son William, for Linnseus himself referred to John as “the greatest natural botanist in the world,” and William so extended his father’s explorations and collections and made so many discoveries of his own that his published work has achieved a very prominent place in the history of taxonomy in America.

William Bartram (9 Feb. July ), naturalist, was the son of John Bartram, an eminent naturalist, and his wife, Ann Mendenhall Bartram. He was born near Philadelphia, where his gifts as an artist brought him in his youth to the attention of Benjamin Franklin.

The Bartraminwill celebrate the birth of America''s first great naturalist and conservationist, John Bartram. His scientific travels in Pennsylvania, New York and throughout Florida, with his son William, are now scientific and mythic legend.

William''s return to Florida inand Price: $ William Bartram was born April 9,in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John Bartram, a naturalist, and Ann Mendenhall.

His paternal grandfather was one of the. The Natures of John and William Bartram by Thomas P. Slaughter – Book Review Octo November 9, Review by Breck Baumann Bartram, John, Bartram, William, Biography, Botany, Culture, Florida, Frontier, Pennsylvania, Royal Society John Bartram, Thomas P.

Slaughter, William Bartram. John Bartram, (born Manear Darby, Pa. [U.S.]—died Sept. 22,Kingsessing, Pa., U.S.), naturalist and explorer considered the “father of American botany.”. Largely self-educated, Bartram was a friend of Benjamin Franklin and an original member of the American Philosophical was botanist for the American colonies to King George III.

Bartram's book became an immediate success in Europe where it influenced the romantic poets and armchair travelers who savored the descriptions of exotic, sub-tropical Florida as well as the relatively unexplored southeastern interior. Particularly enlightening and appealing were Bartram's accounts of the Seminole, Creek and Cherokee Indians.

For years, serious naturalists have treasured their copies of Francis Harper's naturalist's edition of The Travels of William Bartram as the definitive version of Bartram's pioneering survey.

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Complete with notes and commentary, an annotated index, maps, a bibliography, and a general index, this classic is now back in print for the first time in s: 1.

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Get this from a library. The natures of John and William Bartram. [Thomas P Slaughter] -- John Bartram was the greatest collecting botanist of his day, and personally introduced fully one quarter of all the plants that reached Europe from the New World during the colonial period.

An important figure in early American science and letters, William Bartram (–) has been known almost exclusively for his classic book, m Bartram, The Search for Nature’s Design presents new material in the form of art, letters, and unpublished manuscripts.

These documents expand our knowledge of Bartram as an explorer, naturalist, artist, writer, and citizen of the Author: William Bartram. Bartram was the son of the farmer and nurseryman, John Bartram, who developed a business selling novel plant species on both sides of the Atlantic.

Between and John made at least 14 long journeys throughout the colonies, along with countless shorter ones, collecting plant specimens and seeds.

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They had 5 children: George Logdon Bartram, William John Bartram, Henry Charles Bartram, Frederick Robert Bartram and Frederick Robert Bartram. John passed away on February 4at age 71 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. William Bartram St. Johns River Loop.

Discover the beauty of Welaka State Forest on a 5 mile footpath that winds along ecotones and hugs the bluffs of the St.

Johns River to showcase the natural wonders that botanist William Bartram documented in   What naturalist William Bartram observed about Pensacola | John Appleyard. Innaturalist William Bartram described Pensacola Bay as "safe Author: John Appleyard.

William Bartram began mentoring Thomas Say, his nephew, who published America's first book of entomology.

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John Bartram, Jr. died. The Bartram Garden was left to his daughter Ann and her husband Robert Carr. The Academy of Natural Sciences was founded in Philadelphia and William Bartram was elected to membership.

Born in Pennsylvania inBartram was America’s first native naturalist-illustrator. Even as a boy, his talent drawing plants and birds was celebrated. The young William Bartram would travel with his father, the renowned botanist John Bartram, visiting Florida as well as locations including the Catskills and the New Jersey Pine Barrens.The daily entries in a travel journal recorded by John Bartram in a travel journal recorded by John Bartram: For more on that historic journey see “John and William Bartram Travel the St.

Johns River, ,” also posted on this website. while he and his son William Bartram explored the shores of the St. Johns River document.Bartram, John (, Pennsylvania, 23 May ; ssing, Pennsylvania, 22 September ) botany. The eldest child of William Bartram and his first wife, Elizabeth Hunt, both members of the Society of Friends, John Bartram was born on his father’s farm near Darby, Pennsylvania.

He had only a common country schooling; but, from the age of twelve, as he later said, he had “a great.