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date: 24 September 2020

Anderson, Jameslocked

(1739–1808)
  • Rosalind Mitchison

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Anderson, James (1739–1808), agriculturist and political economist, born at Hermiston, near Edinburgh, inherited the tenancy of a large farm there at the age of fifteen when his parents (whose names are unknown) died. He had already prepared himself for the position by attending ...

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