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Perry [formerly Pirie], Jameslocked

(1756–1821)
  • E. A. Smith

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Perry [formerly Pirie], James (1756–1821), journalist, was born James Pirie at Aberdeen on 30 October 1756, son of a joiner and house builder. He was educated at Gairloch Chapel, at Aberdeen high school, and at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he matriculated in 1771, but three years later his father's business failed and he had to leave without a degree to earn his living....

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