Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834

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Birth 1759-03-29
Death 1834-12-29
Scots
English

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Scottish biographer, editor and misc. writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London] to [Sylvanus] Urban [pseud. of John Nichols], 1816 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623018

Alexander Chalmers, Scottish biographer and literary editor. In addition to serving as editor of the Morning Herald and producing various editions of the works of great authors, he published A General Biographical Dictionary in 32 volumes (1812-1817), to which he contributed over 4000 biographical entries.

From the description of Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 84841253

From the guide to the Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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  • Editors--Scotland--19th century--Correspondence
  • Biographers--Scotland--19th century--Correspondence

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