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Chemist, of Manchester. Member of the Royal Astronomical Society
Author of several books on astronomy and 'Reminiscences of Manchester Fifty Years Ago' published in 1881
1862 Advertising Slugg's Model Four-Guinea Microscope. Address: 214 Stretford Road
1863 Advertising Slugg's Microscopes, 'the cheapest made'.
1863 Advertising Slugg's astronomical teslescopes and parallactic stands.
1888 Died in his 75th year at his residence in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. 'To his genius the public are indebted mainly for the introduction of cheap telescopes.'