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Buchanan, David

T. F. Henderson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Buchanan, David (1745–1812), printer and publisher, was born at Montrose. A descendant of the ancient family of Buchanan of Buchanan, nothing is known of his parents or his early life. He studied at the University of Aberdeen, where he graduated MA. He began the business of printing in his native town at a time when it was conducted in few of the provincial towns of ...

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Subjects: Publishing

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