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Tassie medallion of John Millar (1735-1801)

s.d. inscr. base "JOHN MILLAR ESQ. / UNIV. GLASG. / 1796 / Tassie F." CRE TASSIE, James; (Scottish; 1735-1799) 1796 Millar, whose mother was the first cousin of Dr William Cullen, attended the University of Glasgow, commencing his studies in 1746. Instead of following his father and studying for the ministry, he became close friends with Adam Smith who influenced Millar's intellectual outlook resu…