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Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician

Ian K. R. Archer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 868 words.

Abercromby, James (1707–1775), colonial agent and politician, was baptized on 24 August 1708 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, the third son of Alexander Abercromby (d. 1753), MP for...

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Adam, William Patrick (1823–1881), politician and administrator in India

Sidney Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 623 words.

Adam, William Patrick (1823–1881), politician and administrator in India, was the elder son of Admiral Sir Charles Adam (1780–1853) of Blairadam, Kinross. His mother was Elizabeth (d....

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Alexander, Du Pre, second earl of Caledon (1777–1839), politician and colonial administrator

P. J. Jupp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2951 words.

Alexander, Du Pre, second earl of Caledon (1777–1839), politician and colonial administrator, was born on 14 December 1777, the only son of James Alexander (1730–1802), first earl of...

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Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor

J. M. Gullick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1123 words.

Anderson, Sir John (1858–1918), civil servant and colonial governor, was born on 23 January 1858 at the Free School, Gartly, Aberdeenshire, the only son among the five children of John...

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Aungier, Francis, first earl of Longford (c. 1632–1700), politician and administrator in Ireland

Toby Barnard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 1123 words.

Aungier, Francis, first earl of Longford (c. 1632–1700), politician and administrator in Ireland, was the son and heir of the Revd Ambrose Aungier (c.1597–1654) and his wife, Griselda or...

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Baring, Thomas George, first earl of Northbrook (1826–1904), politician and viceroy of India

David Steele.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 7007 words.

Baring, Thomas George, first earl of Northbrook (1826–1904), politician and viceroy of India, was born at 16 Cumberland Street, London, on 22 January 1826, the eldest son of Sir Francis...

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Berkeley, Norborne, fourth Baron de Botetourt (1717–1770), politician and colonial governor

William Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 1564 words.

Berkeley, Norborne, fourth Baron de Botetourt (1717–1770), politician and colonial governor, was born on 21 December 1717 in London, probably at the family's residence in Clifford Street....

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Bladen, Thomas (1698–1780), politician and colonial governor

Edward C. Papenfuse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 696 words.

Bladen, Thomas (1698–1780), politician and colonial governor, was born in Annapolis, Maryland, the eldest son of William Bladen (1670–1718), placeman and lawyer, and his second wife, Anne,...

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Bruce, Victor Alexander, ninth earl of Elgin and thirteenth earl of Kincardine (1849–1917), politician and viceroy of India

R. Hyam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2199 words.

Bruce, Victor Alexander, ninth earl of Elgin and thirteenth earl of Kincardine (1849–1917), politician and viceroy of India, was the eldest son of James Bruce, eighth earl of Elgin...

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Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor

Chris Birch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; UK Politics. 1010 words.

Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor, was born at Elim in Jamaica, the first of fourteen children of Colonel William Pym Burt (d. 1750), a planter in Nevis, and...

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