Isaacus Milner. S.T.P., S.R. Soc. Decanus Ecclesiae Cathedralis Carleolensis, dim Chemiae & Philosophie naturalis, nunc Matheseos Professor apud Cantalrigienses, Et Collegii Reginalis Proeses.
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Isaac Milner (1750-1820), Natural philosopher and Dean of Carlisle. He was a mathematician, inventor, and President of Queens' College, Cambridge, and Lucasian Professor of Mathematics. He was instrumental in the 1785 religious conversion of William Wilberforce, and a great supporter of the Abolitionists' campaign against the slave trade.
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