Rowland, William Sherman - from United States

ID: 261037
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1836

He studied law and settled in New York City, at the same time giving much attention to botany and othe r more general studies. In consequence of severe professional labor his health failed, and his mind became to some extent disordered. He sought relief by a visit to Florida for botanical excursions. In April, 1856, he returned wi thout much benefit, and in a paroxysm of his malady took hi sown life, in New York City, on May 5, in his 39th year. Obituary record of Graduates of Yale College, year 1856, page 276 (Forgotten Books)

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