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date: 19 January 2020

Romans, Bernardlocked

(fl. 1720–1780)
  • Steve Fisher

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Romans, Bernard (fl. 1720–1780), cartographer and naturalist, was born in Holland. Nothing is known about his parents or early childhood. He traveled to England in his youth and studied botany, mathematics, and engineering. Romans came to the United States around 1757, serving as a junior surveyor for the British government....

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