James Wilson

Standard Name: Wilson, James,, 1805 - 1860


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Family and Intimate relationships Emilie Barrington
Emilie's father, James Wilson , was a businessman, and founded The Economist in 1843. He became a Liberal MP in 1847. He was the son of a wealthy, Quaker textile manufacturer.
Westwater, Martha. The Wilson Sisters. Ohio University Press, 1984.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Textual Production Emilie Barrington
EB published her life of her father James Wilson , The Servant of All.
OCLC WorldCat.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1321 (26 May 1927): 373
Textual Production Emilie Barrington
Her full title, deliberate in its religious flavour, is The Servant of All, Pages from the Family, Social and Political Life of my Father, James Wilson ; twenty years of mid-Victorian life. Three letters...


2 September 1843
The Economist, a new weekly founded by businessman and MP James Wilson , issued its first number.