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date: 16 October 2019

Atkinson, Jameslocked

(1780–1852)
  • Stanley Lane-Poole
  • , revised by Parvin Loloi

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Atkinson, James (1780–1852), orientalist, was born in the county of Durham on 9 March 1780. After studying medicine at Edinburgh and London, he accepted the post of medical officer on board an East Indiaman. In 1805 he was appointed an assistant surgeon in the ...

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