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Anderson, Robertlocked

(fl. 1666–1696)
  • Ruth Rhynas Brown

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Anderson, Robert (fl. 1666–1696), mathematician, whose ancestry, date of birth, and early years are unknown, was by the 1660s a London weaver, at which time he was described by John Collins, mathematician and government clerk, as 'a reserved person … very able in algebra and solid geometry'. ...

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