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Holwell, John Zephaniah (1711–1798), East India Company servant

D. L. Prior

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13622

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Holwell, John Zephaniah (1711–1798), East India Company servant, was born on 17 September 1711 in Dublin, the son of Zephaniah Holwell (d. 1729), timber merchant of London, and his wife, Sarah Bott, and grandson of the astrologer John Holwell. He was educated at ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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