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Travels on the St. Johns River

John Bartram, William Bartram, Thomas Hallock, and Richard Franz


Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by pioneering American naturalists John Bartram and William Bartram during their exploration of Florida in the second half of the eighteenth century. Part I (chapters one–three) includes selections from John Bartram's Diary, William Bartram's description of the St. Johns River valley in his celebrated Travels, and selected correspondence. Part II (chapter four) describes the landscapes, plants and animals, people, and cultural artifacts that John and William encountered in their explorations. Descriptions of the natural world, written in binomin ... More

Keywords: Florida, Bartram, John Bartram, William Bartram, St. Johns River, exploration, naturalist, natural world, flora, fauna

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062259
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062259.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Bartram, author
University of South Florida St. Petersburg

William Bartram, author

Thomas Hallock, editor
University of South Florida St. Petersburg

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Thomas Hallock

Part I

1 Diary

John Bartram

2 Travels

William Bartram

3 Correspondence

John Bartram, and William Bartram

Part II

4 Through Their Eyes

Richard Franz