ALISON, SIR ARCHIBALD

   son of the preceding, a lawyer who held several prominent legal appointments, and a historian, his great work being a "Modern History of Europe from the French Revolution to the Fall of Napoleon," afterwards extended to the "Accession of Louis Napoleon" (1792-1867).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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