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date: 07 March 2021

Dawson, Jameslocked

  • Gordon Goodwin
  • , revised by Davie Horsburgh


Dawson, James (1716/17–1746), Jacobite army officer, was born at Salford, the eldest of the four children of William Dawson, apothecary of Manchester, and his first wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Allen of Redivales in Bury, Lancashire, and a first cousin of the poet and stenographer ...

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