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date: 09 August 2020

Brewster, Sir Davidlocked

(1781–1868)
  • A. D. Morrison-Low

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Brewster, Sir David (1781–1868), natural philosopher and academic administrator, was born on 11 December 1781 in a house in the Canongate, Jedburgh, second son and third of the six children of James Brewster (c.1735–1815), rector of Jedburgh grammar school, and his wife, ...

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