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date: 21 October 2019

Davidson, Johnlocked

(c. 1724–1797)
  • W. W. Wroth
  • , revised by Alexander Du Toit


Davidson, John (c. 1724–1797), antiquary and lawyer, was the son of James Davidson of Haltree, an Edinburgh bookseller, and Elizabeth, sister of William Brown, Church of Scotland minister, also of Edinburgh. He was educated for the law, being apprenticed to George Balfour, writer to the ...

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