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date: 19 September 2019

Wilson, Jameslocked

(1742–1798)
  • Stephen Conrad

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Wilson, James (1742–1798), revolutionary politician in America and jurist in the United States, was born on 14 September 1742 at Carskerdo, near Ceres, in Fife, the fourth of seven children of William Wilson (d. 1762), a modest farmer and an outspoken elder of the ...

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