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1739 – William Bartram was born 20th of April in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania. 1773 – He set off alone on a four-year journey through eight southern colonies.          – He found great cooperation from Ahaya the Cowkeeper, chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe. 1777 – Bartram returned to Philadelphia and spent working ..

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1818 – He was born on the 20th day of August this year in Dublin. He was educated at Oscott College near Birmingham, and at Christ’s College, Cambridge.   1846 – He was made an assistant poor-law commissioner.   1847 – He resigned this year.   1848 – He stood unsuccessfully as a parliamentary candidate ..

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1805 – Born in Smithfield, Virginia on the 25th of November. 1821 – Preston entered Hampden-Sydney College. 1824 – He was active in literary and forensic activities. 1826 – Preston studied law at the University of Virginia and was admitted to the bar. 1830 – The young attorney soon entered politics as a Whig and ..

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English naturalist, botanist and science patron. 1743 – Born on the 13th of february in London, England. 1751 – Joseph was educated at Harrow School. 1756 – Educated and graduated at Eton College.   1760 – Enrolled as a gentleman-commoner at Oxford University. 1764 – He paid Cambridge botanist Israel Lyons to deliver a series of ..

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1812 – George James Allman was born in Cork, Ireland. 1843 – He graduated his degree in Medicine in Dublin. 1844 – He was awarded a degree in Arts and Medicine at Trinity College in Dublin. 1844-1856 – He was appointed as a professor of botany in Trinity College, Dublin. 1854 – He was elected ..

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1910 – Adamson was born Joy Friedericke Victoria Gessner in Opava, Czech Republic (formerly Troppau, Austria) on January 20, 1910. 1955 – Appeared in the British television crime drama titled "The Vise". Studied and painted animals in the wild. 1980 – On January 3, 1980, Adamson was murdered by his employee. List of Books written by ..

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1727 – Born on the 7th of April in Aix-en-Provence. 1730 – His family moved to Paris. 1748 – He left France on an exploring expedition to Senegal and remained there for five years,         – He also collected specimens of every object of commerce, delineated maps of the country. 1757 – He made ..

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1843 – Charles Conrad Abbott was born on June 4, 1843, in Trenton, New Jersey. 1852-1858 – He was educated at the Trenton Academy. 1860-1865 – He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. An active naturalist, archaeologist, and author, Abbott was heavily involved in local archaeology and Indian history in the Delaware Valley. 1875 ..

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