As Heard on The Daily Gardener Podcast:
Cadwallader Colden by Seymour Schwartz
This book came out in 2013, and the subtitle is A Biography.
In this book, Seymour gives us the first complete biography of the American botanist Cadwallader Colden. Cadwallader was the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York. He was incredibly intelligent and multi-talented - a true Renaissance man of America's colonial times.
A trained physician, Cadwallader improved public health, and he wrote the first scientific paper published in the colonies, as well as the first map of New York.
Cadwallader was also the father of America’s first female botanist: Jane Colden.
This book is 230 pages of the life of a multifaceted colonial Renaissance man: Cadwallader Colden.
You can get a copy of Cadwallader Colden by Seymour Schwartz and support the show using the Amazon Link in today's Show Notes for around $4
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