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Leland, Johnlocked

(1691–1766)
  • Victor Nuovo
  •  and M. A. Stewart

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Leland, John (1691–1766), Presbyterian minister and theological writer, was born at Wigan, the second of three sons of devout parents, on 18 October 1691. He contracted smallpox at five and lost his mental powers for almost twelve months. A year or two later his father was bankrupted by standing surety for some friends, but found a business opening in ...

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