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date: 13 October 2019

Baxter, Andrewlocked

(1686/7–1750)
  • Paul Wood

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Baxter, Andrew (1686/7–1750), natural philosopher and metaphysician, was born at Old Aberdeen, the son of a merchant and his wife, Elizabeth Frazer. Baxter studied at King's College, Aberdeen, from 1699 to 1703, and in 1719 was employed by the Hays of Drumelzier, whom he subsequently served in various capacities. While residing with the ...

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University of Aberdeen
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh