1-1 of 1 Results  for:

  • agriculture (general) x
  • agriculturist x
  • Science and technology x
  • Results with images only x
Clear all


Mapes, James Jay (1806-1866), chemist and writer  

Mark R. Finlay

Mapes, James Jay (29 May 1806–10 January 1866), chemist and writer, was born in Maspeth, New York, the son of Jonas Mapes, a merchant and importer, and Elizabeth Tylee. While at a boarding school on Long Island, Mapes lived for a time with the English reformer William Cobbett. As a scientist, however, he was largely self-taught....