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...An early collector of plants in British North America, John Clayton was born in England but followed his father to Virginia about 1720. There he married, lived with his wife and their eight children on a 450-acre plantation near...
...Having Barton, Benjamin Smith imbibed the tenets of Scottish Enlightenment during the two years he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Benjamin Smith Barton began practicing medicine, though without a medical degree, on his...
...Tarascon, Louis Anastase Tarascon, Jean Antoine Evans, Oliver Berthoud, Jacques Born February 10, 1759, in a village in the Tarascon district of southern France, Louis Tarascon fled to the United States in 1794 to escape the Reign...
...Thomas Say's participation in the American Enlightenment resulted less from conviction than from the circumstances of his life. One of three children of Dr Benjamin Say and his wife Ann Bonsall, granddaughter of the botanist John Bartram...