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Murray, Andrewlocked

(1812–1878)
  • J. F. M. Clark

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Murray, Andrew Dickson (1812–1878), naturalist, was born on 19 February 1812 in Edinburgh, the eldest son of William Murray (1793–1848) of Conland, Perthshire, and his wife, Mary Thomson (d. 1871). Following in his father's footsteps, he trained for a legal career, and became a writer to the signet on 15 June 1837. After serving an apprenticeship with his father, he joined the firm of ...

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