- Arthur,1821–95, English mathematician.
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I particularly wished Cayley Drummle to be one of us to-night.
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- Arthur. 1821–93, British mathematician, who invented matrices
- Sir George. 1773–1857, British engineer and pioneer of aerial navigation. He constructed the first man-carrying glider (1853) and invented the caterpillar tractor
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