• The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.

    William Bartram (1792). “Travels Through North and South Carolina: Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges Or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws. ... Embellished with Copper-plates”, p.8