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Jones, John Paul (1747–1792), naval officer in the American and Russian services

James C. Bradford

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195071986
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15052
Jones, John Paul (1747–1792), naval officer in the American and Russian services

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Jones, John Paul (1747–1792), naval officer in the American and Russian services, was born John Paul on 6 July 1747 in a cottage at Arbigland, William Craik's estate, near Kirkcudbright, the fourth of six children of John Paul (d. 1767), a gardener, and his wife, ...

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