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Neilson, Peterlocked

(1795–1861)
  • T. W. Bayne
  • , revised by Jane Potter

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Neilson, Peter (1795–1861), poet and mechanical inventor, was born at Glasgow on 24 September 1795, the seventh child and youngest son among the nine children of George Neilson, calenderer, and his wife, Janet Galbraith. George Neilson was descended from the Neilsons of Camoquill...

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