Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs, and Herbaceous Plants, Indigenous to the United States, Cultivated and for Sale at Bartram's Botanical Garden, Kingsess: To which is Added a Catalogue of Foreign Plants, Collected from Various Parts of the Globe

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Page 4 - ... at a time when there were no establishments of this nature in Pennsylvania, If in any of the colonies, unless we may except that of Dr. Clayton, in...
Page 4 - He was, however, particularly drawn to the study of Botany, from considering the importance of vegetables in the practice of medicine, and their indispensable use in the various departments of human economy. But at that time Botany was but little attended to in America; and in the old world the works of the great...
Page 4 - GARDENS were begun about 80 years since, by JOHN BARTRAM the elder, at a time when there were no establishments of this nature in Pennsylvania, if...

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