Charles Hutton

Standard Name: Hutton, Charles,, 1737 - 1823


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Dedications Margaret Bryan
The work was based on a series of thirteen lectures given at her school. It was dedicated to Princess Charlotte and to Charles Hutton , scientist and writer, and published by subscription. Subscribers included 157...
Family and Intimate relationships Catherine Hutton
As an adult, CH made regular visits to London to visit her eminent cousin Dr Charles Hutton (Professor of Mathematics at Woolwich Royal Military Academy), her senior by about twenty years.
Friends, Associates Anna Jane Vardill
While she lived in London AJV moved in culturally active circles. She later described the poet Eleanor Anne Porden (who lived not far away) as her dear friend, and was one of those who...
Literary responses Margaret Bryan
MB 's work met with approval and admiration from scientist Charles Hutton .
Phillips, Patricia. The Scientific Lady. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
Her reputation as a science writer no doubt accounted for the mistaken attribution to her of the eighth edition of Jane Marcet
Textual Production Margaret Bryan
The full title runs A Compendious System of Astronomy, in a course of familiar lectures; in which the principles of that science are clearly elucidated, so as to be intelligible to those who have not...


3 November 1703: John Tipper, a schoolmaster of Coventry,...

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3 November 1703

John Tipper , a schoolmaster of Coventry, wrote to Humfrey Wanley about his projected Ladies' Diary, or The Woman's Almanack.

14 February 1744: Following the deaths, intestate, of her husband,...

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14 February 1744

Following the deaths, intestate, of her husband, Henry Beighton , and their only son, Elizabeth Beighton secured, with some difficulty, the editorial or managerial role in The Ladies' Diary for herself.


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