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Ibbetson [née Thomson], Agneslocked

(1757–1823)
  • Ann B. Shteir

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Ibbetson [née Thomson], Agnes (1757–1823), botanist, was born in London, the daughter of Andrew Thomson, merchant. She attended a finishing school, and her early life was said to have been 'devoted to gaiety, frivolity, and dissipation' (Webb, 54). She married ...

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