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Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850–1894), writer

Ernest Mehew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850–1894), writer

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Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850–1894), writer, was born at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, on 13 November 1850, the only son of Thomas Stevenson (1818–1887), civil engineer, and his wife, Margaret Isabella Balfour (1829–1897). He was given the names Robert Lewis Balfour but changed the spelling (although not the pronunciation) of the second to ...

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