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Buch·an

 (bŭk′ən, bŭKH′-), Sir John First Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875-1940.
British writer and government official who was governor-general of Canada (1935-1940) but is best known for his adventure novels, such as The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915).
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Buchan

(ˈbʌkən)
n
(Biography) John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875–1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935–40)
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When they went away, she always put on the silk-gown and the jet-black row of curls represented in that portrait (her hair was reddish-grey in the kitchen), established herself in the breakfast-room, put her spectacles between two particular leaves of Doctor Buchan's Domestic Medicine, and sat looking over the blind all day until they came back again.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 17, 2013-Minco wraps up Buchans Minerals Corp acquisition(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
17 July 2013 - Irish mineral explorer Minco Plc (LON:MIO) on Wednesday announced the completion of its acquisition of Canadian sector player Buchans Minerals Corporation (CVE:BMC) announced in late April this year.
Stephen Semeniuk, CFA, served as financial advisor to Buchans.Country: CanadaSector: Metals/MiningTarget: Buchans Minerals CorporationBuyer: Minco PlcType: P2PFinancing: All-stockStatus: ClosedBuyer advisor: Davy Corporate Finance, Canaccord Genuity
Apparently a large amount of foam rubber was destroyed in the blaze at John R Buchans premises in Lime Street, Byker.
The 1905 mineral discovery at Buchans River resulted from efforts by the Anglo-Newfoundland Development Company Limited (AND) to establish a pulp and paper industry in central Newfoundland.
The Buchans, from Dunblane, Perthshire, married in 1988 and have two children.
Recent geochemical and Pb isotope research carried out in the Buchans mining camp and funded by Buchans River Ltd.
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"Really?" I believe that was my cautious response when a friend urged me to read John Buchan's memoir Pilgrim's Way.