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Moon, William (1818–1894), inventor of typography for blind people

Henry Davey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19087

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Moon, William (1818–1894), inventor of typography for blind people, was descended from an old Sussex family seated at Rotherfield. He was born at Horsmonden, Kent, on 18 December 1818, the son of James Moon of Horsmonden and his wife, Mary Funnell Moon. During his childhood his parents moved to ...

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