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Muirhead, James Patrick (1813–1898), biographer

B. M. Sturt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19507

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Muirhead, James Patrick (1813–1898), biographer, was born on 26 July 1813 at The Grove, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, the son of Lockhart Muirhead and his wife, Anne Campbell. His parents were both Scottish, his father being principal librarian, and from 1808 to 1829 regius professor of natural history, in ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies

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