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Russell, Alexanderlocked

(1714–1768)
  • G. S. Boulger
  • , revised by Patrick Wallis

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Russell, Alexander (1714–1768), physician and naturalist, was born in Edinburgh on 8 September 1714, the third son of John Russell of Braidshaw, Edinburghshire, writer to the signet, and his second wife, Ursulla Alexander, with whom he had nine children. Through his third marriage, to ...

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