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Russell, Patrick (1727–1805), 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, Patrick (1727–1805), physician and naturalist, was born in Edinburgh on 6 February 1727, the fifth son of John Russell, a lawyer of Braidshaw, Edinburghshire, and his third wife, Mary, daughter of the Revd Anderson, minister of West Calder. The half-brother of Alexander Russell (1714–1768)...

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