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date: 05 April 2020

Buchanan, Georgelocked

(1790?–1852)
  • Robert Harrison

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Buchanan, George(1790?–1852), civil engineer of Edinburgh, third son of David Buchanan, a printer and publisher at Montrose (1745–1812) [q.v.], was born about 1790. His father was a Glasite and an accomplished classical scholar, who published numerous editions of the Latin classics, which were in high repute for their accuracy. George Buchanan was educated at ...

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