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" He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and after a few years' business training in London, he went out to the East, and engaged in mercantile pursuits. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page 521
by Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1879
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The History of the Royal Academy of Arts from Its Foundation in ..., Volume 2

William Sandby - Artists, British - 1862
...GEDDES, AEA, was born at Edinburgh in 1789, and was the son of David Geddes, an auditor of the Excise. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and showed an early desire to become a painter, but was placed by his father in the same office with himself....
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The History of the Royal Academy of Arts from Its Foundation in ..., Volume 2

William Sandby - Artists - 1862 - 467 pages
...GEDDES, A.RA., was born at Edinburgh in 1789, and was the son of David Geddes, an auditor of the Excise. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and showed an early desire to become a painter, but was placed by his father in the same office with himself....
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The Scottish Nation: Or The Surnames, Families, Literature ..., Volume 3

Heraldry - 1863
...George Robertson-Scott, Esq., by his wife Isabella Scott of Benin ' i and Hedderwick. Born in Kdinburgh in 1796, he was educated at the High school and university of Edinburgh, and passed advocate in 1817. In 1842, he was appointed sheriff of Renfrewshire, and in 1853 raised to the...
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Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Volume 7

1899
...born in Edinburgh on 3rd June 1726, and was the son of William Hutton, Merchant^ and City Treasurer. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and although apprenticed to a Writer to the Signet, preferred the study of Medicine to that of Law. For...
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The Scottish Nation: Or. The Surnames, Families, Literature ..., Volume 3

William Anderson - Heraldry - 1867
...George Rohertson-Scott, Esq., hy his wife Isahella Scott of Benholme and Hedderwick. Born in Edinhurgh in 1796, he was educated at the High school and university of Edinhurgh, and passed advocate in 1817. In 1842, he was appointed sheriff of Renfrewshire, and in 1853...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 29

Royal Society (Great Britain) - Electronic journals - 1879
...of an unkind thought, are the great charms by which she is best remembered now. SIR JAMES MATHESON, Baronet, was the second son of Captain Donald Matheson,...mercantile pursuits. He was one of the founders of the eminent house of Jardine, Matheson, and Co., in China. In 1836, during a visit to this country,...
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A selection from the obituary notices of ... John Blackwood [compiled by W ...

John Blackwood - 1880
...father was not slow to discover the penetration of " the little editor," as he was familiarly called. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh ; and in his father's house he had the advantage of meeting and mixing with the tlite of that literary society...
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The Library Magazine, Volume 2

Choice literature - 1880
...December 7th, 1818. From an early age he displayed marked literary tastes and critical discrimination. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and finished his studies 1 y along tour ont'ie Continent, undr-r the tuition of an excellent classical...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...literary circles of Edinburgh. Mr. Mackenzie was the son of Dr. Joshua Mackenzie, a respectable physician. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and afterwards studied the law in his native city. The legal department selected by Mackenzie was the business...
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Historical Record of the King's Liverpool Regiment of Foot: Containing an ...

Richard Cannon - 1883 - 361 pages
...eldest son of Lieutenant David Robertson, Royal Marines, was born at Edinburgh on 8th February, 1816. He was educated at the High School and University of Edinburgh, and in 1842—43 studied at the Senior Department of the Royal Military College of Sandhurst. On 15th February...
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