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Grant, James Augustuslocked

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Grant, James Augustus (1827–1892), explorer in Africa, was born at Nairn, Scotland, on 11 April 1827, the fifth child and fourth son of James Grant (1790–1853), Church of Scotland minister at Nairn since 1815, and his wife, Christian, daughter of John Mackintosh. He was educated by private tutors and then successively at ...

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