Definition of Benjamin peirce
1. Noun. United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880).
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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1878)
"benjamin peirce, the son of Robert and Mary, not mentioned by Savage, ... [See the wills of benjamin peirce, Jerahmeel Bowers, and William and Hannah Wilson ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"By benjamin peirce. Cambridge, US THE history of the literary institutions of any country must, to a considerable extent, be the history of that country. ..."
3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1876)
"This Assembly do establish and confirm Mr. benjamin peirce to be Ensign of the 5th company or ... benjamin peirce ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1879)
"benjamin peirce, of Cambridge; JAMES D. DANA, of New Haven; JAMES HALL, of Albany; STEPHEN ALEXANDER, of Princeton; ISAAC LEA, of Philadelphia; FAP BARNARD, ..."