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Simpson, James (1781–1853), advocate and author

E. I. Carlyle

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Simpson, James (1781–1853), advocate and author, was born in Edinburgh, the son of William Simpson, minister of the Tron Church, Edinburgh, and his wife, Jean Douglas Balderston. His grandfather James, and great-grandfather John Simpson were also ministers of the Church of Scotland. James...

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