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date: 23 October 2019

Adam, Alexanderlocked

(1741–1809)
  • J. B. Paul
  • , revised by S. J. Skedd

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Adam, Alexander (1741–1809), schoolmaster and classical scholar, was born on 24 June 1741 at Coats of Burgie, a small farm in the parish of Rafford, Moray, the youngest child of the large family of John Adam (d. 1758), tenant farmer, and Christian Watson...

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