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Murray, John (1778–1820), chemist and public lecturer

Jack Morrell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Murray, John (1778–1820), chemist and public lecturer, was educated in Edinburgh, where he rose rapidly to eminence as a popular freelance lecturer on chemistry, materia medica, mineralogy, and geology, and as the prolific author of celebrated textbooks on chemistry and materia medica, most of which went through several editions in ...

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