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Murdoch, Patricklocked

(d. 1774)
  • Gordon Goodwin
  • , revised by Alexander Du Toit

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Murdoch, Patrick (d. 1774), Church of England clergyman and writer, was born in Dumfries; details of his parents are unknown. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh, where he distinguished himself in mathematics, and was the pupil and friend of Colin Maclaurin...

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