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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Subjects: Natural History ; Medicine and Health
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