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date: 09 March 2021

Murray, Johnlocked

  • Jack Morrell


Murray, John (1778–1820), chemist and public lecturer, was educated in Edinburgh, where he rose rapidly to eminence as a popular freelance lecturer on chemistry, materia medica, mineralogy, and geology, and as the prolific author of celebrated textbooks on chemistry and materia medica, most of which went through several editions in ...

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