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Jamieson, Robert, 1780-1844



  • Existence: 1780 - 1844

JAMIESON, ROBERT (1780?–1844), antiquary and ballad collector, born about 1780, was a native of Morayshire, and was early appointed an assistant classical teacher at Macclesfield, Cheshire. There he designed a collection of Scottish ballads illustrative of character and manners, and he was engaged upon it for several years after 1800 both in England and while teaching in Riga.

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Robert Jamieson letter

Mss 819900.6
Identifier: Mss 819900.6
Overview In English.