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Douglas, Francis (bap. 1719, d. c. 1790), writer

Thompson Cooper

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/7880

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Douglas, Francis (bap. 1719, d. c. 1790), writer, was baptized on 6 February 1719 in the parish of Logie Coldstone, near Aberdeen, the third son of Robert Douglas of Blackmiln. He was apprenticed to a baker in Aberdeen and after the completion of his training in the late 1730s he went to ...

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Subjects: Literature

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