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writer to the Signet

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In Scotland, a senior solicitor conducting cases in the Court of Session; originally a clerk in the Secretary of State's office who prepared writs for the Signet.

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Stuart, Sir Alexander [Alick] (1824–1886), merchant and politician in Australia

Martha Rutledge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 829 words.

Stuart, Sir Alexander [Alick] (1824–1886), merchant and politician in Australia, was born on 21 March 1824 in Edinburgh, one of the nine children of Alexander Stuart, writer to the signet,...

Paull, James (1770–1808), trader and politician

Stephen M. Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 1945 words.

Paull, James (1770–1808), trader and politician, was the son of Alexander Paul, a tailor in Perth, and his wife, Elizabeth Adam. He was educated at the University of St Andrews and then...

Anderson, David (1751–1825), East India Company servant

T. H. Bowyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1167 words.

Anderson, David (1751–1825), East India Company servant, was born in Edinburgh on 10 February 1751, the second of the eight children of David Anderson (1707–1786), writer to the signet, and...