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Macfarlane, Charles (1799–1858), historian and traveller

Rosemary Mitchell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Macfarlane, Charles (1799–1858), historian and traveller, was born on 18 December 1799, probably in the Scottish highlands, the son of Robert Macfarlane and his wife, the daughter of John Howard and the widow of a major called Harris. From January 1816 until May 1827 ...

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