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Watt, James (1769–1848), engineer and manufacturer

Eric H. Robinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28881

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Watt, James (1769–1848), engineer and manufacturer, was born on 5 February 1769 at Glasgow, the son of the engineer James Watt (1736–1819) and his first wife and cousin, Margaret Miller, who died in 1773. The younger James had difficulties with his father and his father's second wife, ...

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Subjects: Engineering (General) ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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