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Caswell, Richard

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1200 words.

Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 3 August 1729 at Mulberry Point, a plantation overlooking Chesapeake Bay, near Joppa, Baltimore county,...

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Ferguson, George Ekem

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1110 words.

Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent, was born on 14 July 1864 at Anomabu, in the British west African colony of the Gold Coast, the surviving twin son of Robert...

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Roe, John Septimus

Frank Broeze.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Politics. 876 words.

Roe, John Septimus (1797–1878), surveyor and politician in Australia, the seventh son of the Revd James Roe, a Church of England priest, and his wife, Sophia Brookes, was born in Newbury,...

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Swann, Samuel

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1401 words.

Swann, Samuel (1704–1774), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 31 October 1704 in Perquimans precinct, North Carolina, the son of Samuel Swann (1653–1707) and his second wife,...

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Wedge, John Helder

A. G. L. Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Politics. 843 words.

Wedge, John Helder (1793–1872), surveyor and politician in Tasmania, was born at Shudy Camps, near Linton, Cambridgeshire, on 27 February 1793, the second son of Charles Wedge (1747?–1842),...

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