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William Roscoe

(1791—1871)


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(1791–1871), Liverpool lawyer, banker, book collector, writer, scholar, and botanist, whose abolitionist activities lost him his seat in Parliament. Largely self-educated, he wrote many books, including a life of Lorenzo ...

Subjects: Literature.


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