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date: 22 February 2020

Smith, Sidneylocked

  • G. Martin Murphy


Smith, Sidney (1805–1881), political agent, was born on 30 September 1805 at Leith, Edinburgh, the second son of William Drummond Smith, solicitor. He studied law at the University of Edinburgh and practised as a solicitor there while pursuing his interest in 'social morality and the science of mind...

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