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Thomson, Charles Poulett, Baron Sydenham (1799-1841), politician and governor-in-chief of British North America

Phillip Buckner

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/27294

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Thomson, Charles Poulett, Baron Sydenham (1799-1841), politician and governor-in-chief of British North America, was born on 13 September 1799 at Waverley Abbey, Wimbledon, Surrey, the third son and youngest of the nine children of John Thomson (after 1820 John Poulett Thomson), a London merchant engaged in trade with Russia and ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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