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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Babbage, Charles

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A mathematician, born in Devonshire; studied at Cambridge, and professor there; spent much time and money over the invention of a calculating machine; wrote on "The Economy of Manufactures and Machinery," and an autobiography entitled "Passages from the Life of a Philosopher"; in his later years was famous for his hostility to street organ-grinders (1791-1871).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Babbage, Charles'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/babbage-charles.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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