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Adam, Sir Charles (1780-1853), naval officer

John Knox Laughton and Andrew D. Lambert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/100

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Adam, Sir Charles (1780-1853), naval officer, was the second son of William Adam (1751-1839), of Blairadam, Kinross, and of Eleanora (1749-1808), daughter of the tenth Lord Elphinstone, and sister of Captain Elphinstone, afterwards Admiral Lord Keith. John Adam (1779-1825), administrator, and Frederick William Adam, army officer, were two of his ...

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