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Robertson, James (bap. 1717, d. 1788), army officer and colonial governor

Milton M. Klein

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/23796

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Robertson, James (bap. 1717, d. 1788), army officer and colonial governor, was born in Newbigging, Fife, between Burntisland and Aberdour, and was baptized at Burntisland on 29 June 1717. He was the son of George Robertson, a lawyer and landowner, and Christian Dundas...

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