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date: 28 January 2020

Wilson, Jameslocked

  • Ruth Dudley Edwards


Wilson, James (1805–1860), economist and politician, was born on 3 June 1805 at Hawick, Roxburghshire, the fourth son of the fifteen children of William Wilson (1764–1832), woollen manufacturer, and his wife, Elizabeth Richardson (d. 1815). From 1816 to 1820 he attended a Quaker school at ...

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