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Beattie, James Hay (1768–1790), writer and university teacher

Roger J. Robinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Beattie, James Hay (1768–1790), writer and university teacher, was born on 6 November 1768 in Aberdeen, the first of two surviving children of James Beattie (1735–1803), poet and moral philosopher, and his wife, Mary, or Mally (bap. 1744, d. 1807), daughter of ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Education

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