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Richardson, John [styled Sir John Richardson, ninth baronet] (1740/41–1795), orientalist

P. J. Marshall

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/23563

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Richardson, John [styled Sir John Richardson, ninth baronet] (1740/41–1795), orientalist, was the third son of George Richardson, writer to the signet, of Edinburgh, and of his wife, Jean, daughter of James Watson of Cornton, Stirling. He was apprenticed in 1753 at the age of twelve to the notable ...

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