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  • Elspeth Yeo


Ferrier, Susan Edmonstone (1782–1854), novelist, was born on 7 September 1782 in Edinburgh, the ninth of the ten surviving children of James Ferrier (1744–1829), writer to the signet, and his wife, Helen (1741–97), daughter of Robert Coutts, a farmer near Montrose. James Ferrier...

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