Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

Reference Entry

Miller, William Henry (1789-1848), book collector

Janet I. Freeman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18748
Miller, William Henry (1789-1848), book collector

Preview

Miller, William Henry (1789-1848), book collector, was born on 13 February 1789 in Upper Marylebone Street, Marylebone, Middlesex, the only child of William Miller, an affluent Edinburgh nurseryman of Quaker descent, and his third wife, Martha, daughter of Henry Rawson of Yorkshire. Privately educated, Miller entered parliament in 1830 as ...

Reference Entry.  890 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »