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Barker, John

Arthur H. Grant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Agriculture and Farming. 557 words.

Barker, John (1771–1849), diplomatist and horticulturist, was born at Smyrna on 9 March 1771. His father, William Barker, of The Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire, was on his way from Florida to...

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Delaval, George

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; History; History of Agriculture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Delaval family

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Fairfax, Thomas, first Lord Fairfax of Cameron

Jack Binns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Agriculture and Farming; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 766 words.

Fairfax, Thomas, first Lord Fairfax of Cameron (1560–1640), diplomat, soldier, and horse breeder, was born at Bilbrough, near York, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Fairfax (1521–1600) of...

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Featherstonhaugh, George William

Simon Baatz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1527 words.

Featherstonhaugh, George William (09 April 1780–27 September 1866), gentleman-farmer, scientist, and diplomat, was born in London, England, the son of George Featherstonhaugh, a...

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Howard [née Matthaei], Louise Ernestine, Lady Howard

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 800 words.

Howard [née Matthaei], Louise Ernestine, Lady Howard (1880–1969), international civil servant and advocate of organic husbandry, was born on 26 December 1880 at 10 Priory Grove, Kensington,...

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Mason, John Young

William G. Shade.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1488 words.

Mason, John Young (18 April 1799–03 October 1859), planter-lawyer, politician, and diplomat, was born at “Homestead,” the family plantation in Greensville County, Virginia, the son of...

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Middleton, Henry

Dean Fafoutis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Agriculture and Farming; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1004 words.

Middleton, Henry (28 September 1770–14 June 1846), planter, politician, and diplomat, was born in London, England, the son of Arthur Middleton, signer of the Declaration of Independence,...

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Mildmay, Sir Anthony

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Agriculture and Farming. 4 words.

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Sanford, Henry Shelton

Joseph A. Fry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1233 words.

Sanford, Henry Shelton (15 June 1823–21 May 1891), diplomat and businessman, was born in Woodbury, Connecticut, the son of Nehemiah Curtis Sanford, a merchant and manufacturer, and Nancy...

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Sidney, Robert, second earl of Leicester

Ian Atherton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Agriculture and Farming. 3425 words.

Sidney, Robert, second earl of Leicester (1595–1677), diplomat and landowner, was born on 1 December 1595 at Baynard's Castle, London, the youngest but only surviving son of Robert Sidney,...

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