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Brooke, Henry William (1771/2–1842), civil servant

Stephen Conway

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Brooke, Henry William (1771/2–1842), civil servant, attended none of the leading schools, nor did he go to university, and his origins and much of his career are shrouded in mystery. For several years he drew a salary as distributor of stamps in Ireland...

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