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date: 13 December 2019

Pitman, Sir Isaaclocked

(1813–1897)
  • Tony D. Triggs

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Pitman, Sir Isaac (1813–1897), deviser of a system of shorthand writing, was born on 4 January 1813 at 3–4 Timbrell Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, the third of the eleven children of Samuel Pitman (1787–1863), manager of a weaving mill, and his wife, Maria Pitman, ...

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