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4061
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William Bartram, son of the famous royal botanist, John Bartram, left Philadelphia in 1773, on a four-year botanizing expedition across the Southeast. When he returned in 1777, he had categorized over 100 plants and 215 birds and had written an incomparable travel epic. The University of Georgia Press has recently reissued the narrative.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Winter 1999, p8-9, il
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2892
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John Bartram, botanist to King George III, and his son William, were eminent naturalists who traveled the Carolinas and the Southeast collecting botanical specimens. William's 1791 book, TRAVELS, is considered a landmark of early botanical study.
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