A Compendium of Irish Biography/Ussher, James

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Ussher, James, author, a descendant of the Archbishop, was born in the County of Dublin, about 1 720. He was successively a farmer, a linen-draper, a Catholic clergyman, and a school teacher (for a time in partnership with John Walker, author of the Pronouncing Dictionary). He wrote a Discourse on Taste (2 vols., 1772), and some minor works, and died at Kensington in 1772.

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