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was an Irish
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He was the owner of a papermill in Ballyclare and ,with his brother William Simms, the proprietor of the Northern Star newspaper. He was one of the founders of the Society of United Irishmen in Belfast and the author of "Declaration and Resolutions of the Society of United Irishmen of Belfast".Robert Simms was a friend of the naturalist John Templeton
John Templeton was an early Irish naturalist and botanist. He is often referred to as the "Father of Irish Botany". He was the father of naturalist, artist and entomologist Robert Templeton.-Biography:...
and his son,also Robert Simms, was one of the founders of the Belfast Natural History Society
The Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society was founded in 1821 to promote the scientific study of animals, plants, fossils, rocks and minerals....