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Stewart, Matthewlocked

(1717–1785)
  • E. I. Carlyle
  • , revised by Niccolò Guicciardini

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Stewart, Matthew (1717–1785), mathematician, was born at Rothesay in the Isle of Bute on 28 June 1717, the second son of Dugald Stewart (d. 1753), minister of Rothesay, and his wife, Janet Bannatyne (d. 1761). He was the father of the much more famous ...

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R. Chambers, ed., (1832–5) [1st edn; many edns to 1875]