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Ballantyne, James Robertlocked

(1813–1864)
  • R. S. Simpson

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Ballantyne, James Robert (1813–1864), orientalist, was born on 13 December 1813 in Kelso, Roxburghshire, the eldest son of Alexander Thomson Ballantyne (1776–1847), newspaper owner, editor, and printer in Edinburgh, and his wife, (Anne) Randall Grant (c. 1786–1855). Alexander Ballantyne was a younger brother of ...

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