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Abbott, Sir James (1807-1896), army officer

Robert Hamilton Vetch and Roger Stearn

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/16
Abbott, Sir James (1807-1896), army officer


Abbott, Sir James (1807-1896), army officer, third son of Henry Alexius Abbott of Blackheath, Kent, a retired Calcutta merchant, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of William Welsh, writer to the signet, of Edinburgh, was born on 12 March 1807. He was the brother of Augustus Abbott and Frederick Abbott. He ...

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