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1Author:  Pursh, Frederick, 1774-1820Requires cookie*
 Title:  Journal of a botanical excursion in the Northeastern parts of Pennsylvania and in the state of New York, 1807     
 Dates:  1807 
 Abstract:  This volume contains the travel journal of Frederick Pursh, a patron of Benjamin Smith Barton, during his journey from Philadelphia throughout northeastern Pennsylvania and New York. Although the excursion was for botanical research, Pursh's diary entries record many other details, including comments on the state of roads, the people he met, the towns he visited, and the natural environment. There are two sketches in the volume.

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 Call #:  Mss.580.P97 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Colony and State Specific History | Natural history | Pennsylvania History | Travel 
 Genre:  Scientific Data | Sketchbooks | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Botany -- New York (State) | Botany -- Pennsylvania.