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Russell, Alexander (1714–1768), physician and naturalist

G. S. Boulger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Russell, Alexander (1714–1768), physician and naturalist, was born in Edinburgh on 8 September 1714, the third son of John Russell of Braidshaw, Edinburghshire, writer to the signet, and his second wife, Ursulla Alexander, with whom he had nine children. Through his third marriage, to ...

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