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date: 14 May 2021

Johnson, Humphreylocked

(fl. 1710–1713)
  • Lucy Peltz

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Johnson, Humphrey (fl. 1710–1713), writing-master and mathematician, is known to have been apprenticed to the celebrated writing-master George Shelley but nothing else is recorded regarding his early life or training. At the time of the first edition of his New Treatise of Practical Arithmetic...

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U. Thieme, F. Becker, & H. Vollmer, eds., , 37 vols. (Leipzig, 1907–50); repr. (1961–5), (1983), (1992)