Not in Catesby—William Bartram and the Mentoring of American Ornithology
In February 1802 Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) settled at the edge of the Bartram family farms on the west bank of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia County. Wilson arrived to teach at the newly founded “Union School”, and within a short time, he had made friends with his new neighbor William Bartram (1739-1823). Wilson made many a