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date: 18 October 2019

Buchanan, Robertlocked

(1786–1873)
  • T. F. Henderson
  • , revised by M. C. Curthoys

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Buchanan, Robert (1786–1873), logician and playwright, was a cadet of the clan Buchanan. He was born on 16 February 1786 at Trean, Callander, the son of John Buchanan, a farmer. He graduated MA from the University of Glasgow in 1808, where he specially distinguished himself in the philosophy classes. He was for a period tutor in the family of ...

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