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William Forbes

(b. April 5, 1729, Edinburgh, Scotland – d. Nov. 12, 1806, Edinburgh, Scotland )

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Sir William Forbes (1739-1806), influential Banker and philanthropist, friend and future biographer of JB. See The Correspondence of James Beattie, ed. Roger J. Robinson, 4 vols. (Bristol: Thoemmes, 2004) 4:252

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