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Elmsley, Peterlocked

(1774–1825)
  • Christopher Collard

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Elmsley, Peter (1774–1825), classical scholar, was born on 5 February 1774 in Hampstead, Middlesex, the younger son of Alexander Elmsley of St Clement's, Westminster, of Scottish ancestry. His uncle was the famous London bookseller Peter Elmsley, who in 1802 bequeathed him a considerable fortune. He was educated at ...

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