A Biographical Sketch of Some of the Most Eminent Individuals Which the Principality of Wales Has Produced Since the Reformation

A Biographical Sketch of Some of the Most Eminent Individuals Which the Principality of Wales Has Produced Since the Reformation

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Excerpt: ...Hackney; and in 1769 he was complimented with the diploma of doctor in divinity by the University of Glasgow. He was the author of several mathematical, statistical, and political works; and for one of them he was presented with a gold snuff-box, containing a vote of thanks by the corporation of London. He was also fellow of the Royal Society, in whose Transactions he wrote several papers. He died in 1791. Sir John Price, L.L.D., was a native of Breconshire. p. 58 He was a learned and ingenious antiquary, and was author ofshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236683617
  • 9781236683618