PRINGLE, THOMAS

PRINGLE, THOMAS
   minor poet, born in Roxburghshire; edited the Monthly Magazine; emigrated to South Africa; held a small government appointment; was bullied out of it; returned home, and became Secretary to the Anti-Slavery Society (1789-1834).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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