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Adam, Sir Frederick William (1784–1853), army officer

John Sweetman

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/101

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Adam, Sir Frederick William (1784–1853), army officer, was born on 17 June 1784, the fourth son of the Rt Hon. William Adam (1751–1839), privy councillor, lawyer, and lord lieutenant of Kinross, from Blair Adam, and his wife, the Hon. Eleanora Elphinstone (1749–1808) from ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Land Forces and Warfare

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