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Hatchett, Charleslocked

(1765–1847)
  • N. G. Coley

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Hatchett, Charles (1765–1847), chemist, was born in Long Acre, London, on 2 January 1765, the son of John Hatchett, a successful coach builder, and his wife, Elizabeth. Hatchett attended Fountayne's, a fashionable private school in Marylebone Park, Middlesex; he was self-taught in chemistry and mineralogy. He entered his father's business and in 1786 married ...

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