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date: 23 February 2020

Peterson, Peterlocked

  • Cecil Bendall
  • , revised by R. S. Simpson


Peterson, Peter (1847–1899), Sanskritist, was born in Edinburgh on 12 January 1847, the son of John Peterson, merchant of Leith, and Grace Montford Anderson. Sir William Peterson, classical scholar and educationist, was his brother. His father and grandfather were natives of Shetland, and hence ...

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