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Paterson, Williamlocked

(1658–1719)
  • David Armitage

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Paterson, William (1658–1719), banking projector, was born in April 1658 in Skipmyre, Dumfriesshire, the son of John and Elizabeth Paterson. He had at least one sister. Paterson's early life is obscure, though Sir John Clerk of Penicuik later stated that he had been 'bred in ...

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