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Williamson, Alexander

(December 5, 1829–August 28, 1890). B. Falkirk, Scot.; educ. Glasgow; LMS miss. to China 1855–58; to China again 1863 as agent of the Nat. Bible Soc. of Scot. (see Bible Societies, 4) and in connection with the United Presb. Ch. of Scot. mission. Sold Christian books also to Koreans on the Manchurian border of Korea. Founded Book and Tract Soc. for China, which grew into the Society* for the Diffusion of Christian and Gen. Knowledge Among the Chinese.

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