William Bartram goes on 5 year journey through south east to discover uncharted wilderness and wildlife for exploitation (jul 8, 1773 – may 16, 1778)
1773 — William Bartram, (1739–1823). American naturalist sets out on a five-year journey through the US Southeast to describe wildlife and wilderness from Florida to the Mississippi. His book, Travels, is published in 1791 and becomes one of the early literary classics of the new United States of America.
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