CLEMENTS ROBERT MARKHAM
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An English traveler, geographer, and historian; born at Stillingfleet, near York, July 20, 1830. He accompanied an Arctic expedition in 1851; visited Peru 1852-54; visited Peru and India as commissioner to introduce cinchona plants into the latter country, 1860; was secretary of the Royal Geographical Society 1863-88; accompanied the Abyssinian expedition 1867-68. He has written: "Travels in Peru and India" (1862); "History of the Abyssinian Expedition" (1869); "History of Peru" (1892); etc. He has edited a number of reprints of works on South America for the Hakluyt Society.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- Noting a compound containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms. acids or alcohols, containing four replaceable atoms of hydrogen.