Cadwallader Colden Summary

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Biographies (4)

491 words, approx. 2 pages
The American botanist and politician Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), a diverse thinker whose scholarship encompassed natural history, the nature of the universe, and medicine, was also lieutenant gove... Read more
1,659 words, approx. 6 pages
Cadwallader Colden was one of the many young Scottish doctors, merchants, lawyers, and ministers who sought their fortunes in eighteenth-century America; by the time of his death at the age of eighty-... Read more
3,784 words, approx. 13 pages
Cadwallader Colden was an eighteenth-century virtuoso. From 1720 until his death in 1776, while occupying high offices in the royal government of New York, Colden wrote extensively on medicine, botany... Read more
2,375 words, approx. 8 pages
Cadwallader Colden played many roles during his long life--philosopher, historian, naturalist, physicist, and statesman. His surviving papers hint that he would have preferred, above all, to be rememb... Read more
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