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Cowan, Charleslocked

(1801–1889)
  • Ian Machin

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Cowan, Charles (1801–1889), paper manufacturer and politician, born on 7 June 1801 at 12 or 14 Charlotte Street, Edinburgh (as he said in his Reminiscences), was the eldest of the eleven children of Alexander Cowan (d. 1859), owner of paper mills at ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)