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Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773-1848), merchant and banker

John Orbell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1380
Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773-1848), merchant and banker

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Early business experience, North America, and marriage | The 'Louisiana purchase' | A partnership in Baring Brothers | Financing French reparations | Latin American securities | Retirement from the partnership | Political career | Interests, property, and death

Reference Entry.  3217 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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