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Shore, John, first Baron Teignmouth

Ainslie T. Embree

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/25452

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Shore, John, first Baron Teignmouth (1751–1834), governor-general of Bengal and founder and first president of the British and Foreign Bible Society, was born on 8 October 1751 at St James Street, Piccadilly, where the family were living temporarily, and was baptized in St James's Church...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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