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date: 17 October 2019

Summers, Jameslocked

(1828–1891)
  • Noboru Koyama

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Summers, James (1828–1891), Sinologist and teacher of English in Japan, was born on 5 July 1828 at Bird Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, the only son of Edward Summers, a plasterer, and his wife, Catherine. He was interested in languages from his youth and developed an interest in ...

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Crockford's Clerical Directory
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