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date: 13 April 2021

Ivory, Jameslocked

(1765–1842)
  • R. E. Anderson
  • , revised by I. Grattan-Guinness

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Ivory, James (1765–1842), mathematician and mill manager, born in Dundee, on 17 February 1765, was the eldest son of James Ivory, watchmaker. At the age of fourteen he matriculated at St Andrews University, and after six years' study with a view to becoming a minister of the Scottish church, he went to ...

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