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date: 17 October 2019

Logan, Jameslocked

(1797–1872)
  • Derick S. Thomson

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Logan, James (1796/7–1872), writer on Scottish Gaelic culture, was born in Aberdeen, the son of a merchant there. He was educated at the local grammar school and afterwards at Marischal College. A fractured skull sustained while attending a highland games prevented him from following his intended career in law. From about 1821 it appears that he lived mainly in ...

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