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Tait, Peter Guthrielocked

  • Crosbie Smith


Tait, Peter Guthrie (1831–1901), physicist and mathematician, was born on 28 April 1831 at Dalkeith, near Edinburgh, the only son among the three children of John Tait (d. c.1840), secretary to Walter Francis Scott, fifth duke of Buccleuch, and his wife, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)