- Thomas Seccombe
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Donaldson, John (1799–1876), writer on agriculture, was born in Northumberland and was probably related to another agricultural writer, James Donaldson (1794–1796). In all, John Donaldson wrote, contributed to, and edited more than a dozen works on agricultural topics, covering such subjects as clay lands and loamy soils, farm buildings, manures, and the management of crops, describing himself on their title pages as a professor of botany. In addition to these, he also published ...