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date: 23 February 2020

Grant, Robert Edmondlocked

(1793–1874)
  • Adrian Desmond

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Grant, Robert Edmond (1793–1874), comparative anatomist and transmutationist, was born in Edinburgh on 11 November 1793. He was the seventh son in the family of twelve sons and two daughters of Alexander Grant (d. 1808), a wealthy writer to the signet, and ...

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