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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 Elphinstone Tower, near Stirling, second daughter of ...

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