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Grant, Sir Robert (1780–1838), administrator in India

E. J. Rapson

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/11284

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Grant, Sir Robert (1780–1838), administrator in India, was born on 15 January 1780 at Kidderpore, Bengal, the younger son of Charles Grant, East India Company chairman and evangelical philanthropist, and his wife, Jane, daughter of Thomas Fraser of Balnain, Inverness. Charles Grant, Lord Glenelg...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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