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date: 21 November 2019

Low, Jameslocked

(1791–1852)
  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn

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Low, James (1791–1852), army officer in the East India Company and Siamese scholar, was born at Kettle, Fifeshire, on 4 April 1791, the son of Alexander Low and his wife, Ann, née Thomson. He received a Madras army cadetship in 1811, and on 11 June 1812 was appointed ensign ...

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