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Bulloch, John (1805–1882), brass-finisher and literary scholar

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Metalwork. 193 words.

Bulloch, John (1805–1882), brass-finisher and literary scholar, was a native of Aberdeen. For most of his life he worked as a brass-finisher, and lived in very humble circumstances, but he...

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Portal, Abraham (bap. 1726, d. 1809), goldsmith and playwright

M. Clare Loughlin-Chow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Metalwork. 971 words.

Portal, Abraham (bap. 1726, d. 1809), goldsmith and playwright, was born in Clowne, Derbyshire, and baptized there on 10 May 1726, the son of Peter William Portal (1685–1768), a Church of...

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Revere, Paul

Nina Zannieri.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork; Publishing. 2846 words.

Revere, Paul ( December 1734–10 May 1818), craftsman, patriot, and businessman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Paul Revere, a goldsmith, and Deborah Hichborn (or Hitchborn)....

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