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Jameson, Robert William (1805–1868), newspaper editor and author

[Anon.]

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14634

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Jameson, Robert William (1805–1868), newspaper editor and author, born at Leith, Scotland, was the youngest son of Thomas Jameson, merchant, and nephew of Robert Jameson, mineralogist. He was educated at the high school and university of Edinburgh, became a writer to the signet, and practised for many years in ...

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Subjects: Journalism ; Literature

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