A visit to Florida in the early part of the century.
An account of a collecting expedition to Florida and Georgia sponsored by the Academy of Natural Sciences, Dec. 1817-April 1818. The expedition party included William Maclure, Thomas Say, George Ord and Titian Ramsay Peale.
12 leaves, 25 cm. Undated ms., handwritten in blue ink on lined paper; signed at end “L. Peale” (possibly Titian's grandson Lincoln or his second wife Lucy, or a relative named Louis Peale) in ochre ink; heavily annotated and edited in pencil in another handwriting. For transcription, see Porter, Charlotte M. “Following Bartram’s ‘track’: Titian Ramsay Peale’s Florida journey.” Florida historical quarterly, v. 61, no. 4 (Apr. 1983), p. 431-444.“
Florida., Travel., Natural history., Hunting., Specimen collection., Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885, Maclure, William, 1763-1840., Ord, George, 1781-1866., Say, Thomas, 1709-1796