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Rutherford, Daniel (1749-1819), physician and chemist

Bernard Barham Woodward and Alexandra Lord

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Rutherford, Daniel (1749-1819), physician and chemist, born at Edinburgh on 3 November 1749, was the son of John Rutherford (1695-1779), physician, and his second wife, Anne, née Mackay, and half-brother of Anne, the mother of Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). Educated at first at home, he was sent, when seven years ...

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