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Anderson, James (1738-1809), surgeon and horticulturist

Ray Desmond

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/476
Anderson, James (1738-1809), surgeon and horticulturist

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Anderson, James (1738-1809), surgeon and horticulturist, was born on 17 January 1738 at Long Hermiston near Edinburgh, the son of Andrew Anderson, a local doctor. He attended the village school at Ratho and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh. He was a surgeon on an East India Company ship ...

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