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William Ritchie ~ Scientist and Mathematician

William Ritchie¬†(c.1790-1837), scientist and mathematician, born at Monzie, educated at Perth Academy and then Edinburgh University (graduated 1811). Ritchie became assistant master at Perth Academy in 1816 and two years later published¬†System of Arithmetic. By 1820, Ritchie was Rector of Tain Royal Academy. In this post, he had time to […]