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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


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 ...

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