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" ... gentleman, also throwing himself with vigour into local and county business. He became a captain in the militia, chairman of the parish school and parochial boards, served as convener of the finance committee of the county, and occupied other public... "
The Dictionary of National Biography, Supplement - Page 36
edited by - 1901
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Select remains of the ancient popular and romance poetry of Scotland

David Laing, John Small - Dialect poetry, Scottish - 1885 - 411 pages
...celebrated manuscript of ancient Scottish poetry is preserved in the Advocates' Library. In that year he became a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and was for the long period of fifty-four years one of its most active members. For sixteen years, at a...
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The Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 22

George Smith, Stephen (Sir Leslie), Robert Blake, Christine Stephanie Nicholls - Great Britain - 1909
...finance committee of the county, and occupied other public posts. Taking up the study of archteology, he became a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of...represent Great Britain at the international congress of archseology. In 1874 he was one of the founders of the Ayrshire and Wigtonshire Archteological Association....
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The Making of Middle English, 1765-1910

David Matthews - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 231 pages
...father's business in 1821 that he devoted himself to scholarship in early Scottish literature. In 1827 he became a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and was later able to give up the bookselling business.23 Utterson was educated at Eton and Trinity Hall,...
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