Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 82–83.

Ancient Carved Work at Manchester

Samuel Hardman, Late Adjutant of the 10th Royal Hussars, No. 6, Charlotte-place, Kennington-Lane, Vauxhall.—London




Class, Eductaion, Astronomy, Astrology, Mathematics

    Relates that he comes from a long line of labourers, but that 'there are men among the labourers, some of whom have not, perhaps, second shirts to their backs, more perfect grammarians, astronomers, astrologers, and arithmeticians, than any other men in England; all of course self-taught' (83).

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