Robert Pitcairn (antiquary)
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Robert Pitcairn (1793–1855) was a Scottish antiquary and scholar who contributed to works published by Walter Scott and the Bannatyne Club. He was the author of Criminal Trials and other Proceedings before the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland (1829-1833). He was head of the Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Company and secretary of the Calvin Translating Society Pitcairn was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and a Writer to His Majesty’s Signet, and a member of the Maitland Club.
- Oxford Biography Index Number 101022318 Pitcairn, Robert (1793–1855) Primary authority: Oxford DNB
- John Gibson Lockhart: Robert Pitcairn (1793-1855) Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.
- "... By ROBERT PITCAIRN, Esq., F.S.A. Scot."