Jeremiah Bernard Brinton

Founder of The Philadelphia Botanical Club Today is the anniversary of the death of the Quaker doctor and botanist Jeremiah Bernard Brinton, who died 125 years ago today in 1894. During the civil war, Brinton served as an assistant surgeon, and on September 14, 1863, he was promoted to Medical Purveyor. It’s hard to imagine,…

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