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Doig, David (1718/1719-1800), writer on history and philosophy

Gordon Goodwin and Jeffrey Smitten

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Doig, David (1718/1719-1800), writer on history and philosophy, was born at Monifieth, Forfarshire, where he was baptized on 17 February 1719. His father, also David Doig, who was a small farmer, died while his son was an infant, and his mother remarried. Because of poor eyesight Doig did not learn ...

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