Peter Collinson and John Bertram

From Philadelphia to Mill Hill

Mill Hill Historical Society

Annual General Meeting followed by a lecture: From Philadelphia to Mill Hill – The story of botanists Peter Collinson and John Bartram with Letta Jones. Peter Collinson FRS (January 1694 – 11 August 1768) was a Fellow of the Royal Society, an avid gardener, and the middleman for an international exchange of scientific ideas in mid-18th century London. He is …