Mirror of Literature,  7 (1826), 119–20.

Select Biography. No. XXXIX

G B*****e


Regular Feature, Biography

[3] Daniel Gum


Mathematics, Astronomy, Endeavour

    A brief biography of an eighteenth-century Cornish stone-cutter of great mathematical learning, who became a recluse, studying mathematics and astronomy in a hermitage he constructed for himself.

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