Jedidiah Morse

Morse's gravestone at the Grove Street Cemetery in New Haven. 1810-11. Yale University Art Gallery |signature=Appletons' Morse Jedidiah signature.png |birth_date = |birth_place=Woodstock, Connecticut |death_date = |death_place=New Haven, Connecticut }} Jedidiah Morse (August 23, 1761June 9, 1826) was a notable geographer whose textbooks became a staple for students in the United States. He was the father of the telegraphy pioneer and painter Samuel Morse, and his textbooks earned him the sobriquet of "father of American geography." Provided by Wikipedia
Author: Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826.
Published 1806
Record Source: Published Materials
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