XVII. Biographical Account of the late John Robison, LL.D. F.R.S. Edin. and Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh

John Playfair
1815 Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh  
The distinguished person who is the subject of this memoir, was born at Boghall, in the parish of Baldernock, near Glasgow, in the year 1739. His father, John Robison, had been early engaged in commerce in Glasgow, where, with a character of great probity and worth, he had acquired considerable wealth, and, before the birth of his son, had retired to the country, and lived at his estate of Boghall.
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