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date: 03 June 2020

Lee, Samuellocked

  • Thomas Hamilton
  • , revised by John D. Haigh


Lee, Samuel (1783–1852), orientalist, was born on 14 May 1783 at Longnor, a Shropshire village 8 miles south of Shrewsbury, the youngest of eleven children, of poor parents. What is known of Lee's early life comes from a letter he wrote on 26 April 1813 to his benefactor, ...

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