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John Jamieson

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Rev. John Jamieson, D.D.
Born 3 March 1759(1759-03-03)
Glasgow, Scotland
Died 12 July 1838 (79)
George Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
Burial St. Cuthbert's Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation(s) Reverend in the Secession Church, first at Forfar, later at Edinburgh
Nationality Scottish
Religion Secession Church (Presbyterian), Antiburghers
Alma mater Glasgow University (1768-71); Edinburgh University (1775-6); College of New Jersey (D.D., 1795)
Affiliations Society of Scottish Antiquaries; F.R.S. of Edinburgh; American Antiquarian Society

John Jamieson (March 3, 1759 - July 12, 1838) was a Scottish Secessionist minister and student of language, devoted particularly to the Scottish language, which he argued to be of Pictish origin (which, in turn, was held to be of Gothic origin), as well as author of a further theory that the Greek and Latin languages were of likewise Gothic origins.

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