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Historian, born in Edinburgh, Assistant-Keeper Record Office, London; edited a series of historical documents, and wrote among other historical works the "Life and Reign of Richard III."; b . 1828.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Gairdner, James'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/g/gairdner-james.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.