New York–(Linnaean Botanic Garden and Nursery)–was the third proprietor
of the Prince Nurseries. He continued the work of his father in introducing
foreign trees and plants, and the creation of new varieties from seed.
The Lombardy poplar was imported by this nursery. The catalogs from
1815 to 1850 were ranked as among the standard horticultural publications
of the U. S. William was one of the founders of the New York Horticultural
Society (1818). He died on April 9, 1842.
Sources: Plants; Bailey;
CHSJ-Apr. 1966; Art