Isaac Lea

Isaac Lea (March 4, 1792 in Wilmington, Delaware - December 8, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American conchologist, geologist, and businessman, who was born in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Henry Charles Lea - Biography - Parents
... His father, Isaac Lea (1792–1886) was a distinguished naturalist and a member of the American Philosophical Society, and was by profession a publisher ... Isaac Lea was descended from a Philadelphia Quaker family, and was born in Wilmington, Delaware ... On March 8, 1821, Isaac married Frances Anne Carey (1799–1873), daughter of Mathew Carey, the Philadelphia publisher ...
Poetry By Edgar Allan Poe - To Isaac Lea (1829)
... Wikisource has original text related to this article (To Isaac Lea) "To Isaac Lea" is an unfinished poem, presumed written in May 1829 ... It seems to come from a letter Poe wrote to Isaac Lea, noted as a publishing partner in Philadelphia who was interested in natural history, especially conchology ...
Isaac Lea - Publications
... Synopsis of the Family of Naiades Lea I ... in the Red Sandstones of Pottsville Molluscan taxa named by Lea include Euglandina vanuxemensis (Lea, 1834) - a carnivorous land snail ...

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