Died: 1833 AD
1772 – James Ballantyne was born.
1774 – His brother John Ballantyne was also with the publishing firm.
1820 – The publication of the Novelist’s Library and many works edited or written by Scott.
– Scott nicknamed both brothers after characters in Henry Carey’s burlesque Chrononhotonthologos.
1833 – James Ballantyne died.