Memorials of the lineage, early life, education, and development of the genius of James Watt.

by Williamson, George of Greenock.

Publisher: Printed for the Watt Club by T. Constable, printer to Her Majesty in [Edinburgh]

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StatementBy George Williamson ... Ed. by J. Williamson.
ContributionsWilliamson, James, ed., Watt Club, Greenock.
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LC ClassificationsTA140.W3 W7
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 1 l., xi p., 1 l., [15]-262 p.
Number of Pages262
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Open LibraryOL6902560M
LC Control Number01001502
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[George Williamson, of Greenock.; James Williamson; Watt Club (Greenock, Scotland)] -- Biography and memorials of James Watt (), the Scottish mathematician and mechanician who invented the steam engine, together with some family history.

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Early life and education. James Watt was born on 19 January in Greenock, Renfrewshire, the eldest of the five surviving children of Agnes Muirhead (–) and James Watt (–). His mother came from a distinguished family, was well educated and said to be of forceful character, while his father was a shipwright, ship owner and contractor, and served as the Greenock's chief.

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