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date: 10 August 2020

Emerson, Williamlocked

(1701–1782)
  • Alsager Vian
  • , revised by Niccolò Guicciardini

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Emerson, William (1701–1782), mathematician, was the son of Dudley Emerson, a schoolmaster. He was first educated by his father and a curate who boarded in the house at Hurworth, near Darlington, co. Durham, and was afterwards sent to school in Newcastle and in ...

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