John M. Darby

John M. Darby

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John M. Darby (September 3 or September 27, 1804 - September 18, 1877) was an American botanist, chemist, and academic. He created the first systematic catalogue of flora in the southeastern United States. Darby was born in North Adams, Massachusetts in 1804. At the age of ten, his father died, and he was apprenticed to a fuller. At the age of 23, he entered Williams College, and graduating with an Artium Magister degree from that institution in 1831. After graduation, he was an instructor at Williamstown Academy, and later at Barhamville Seminary in Columbia, South Carolina. In 1841, he published the first compilation of the botany of the southern United States in his A manual of botany, a companion work to Amos Eaton's Manual of Botany for the Northern States.
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136655756
  • 9786136655758