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Acheson, Archibald, second earl of Gosford (1776-1849), governor-in-chief of British North America

T. B. Browning and Phillip Buckner

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/58
Acheson, Archibald, second earl of Gosford (1776-1849), governor-in-chief of British North America

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Acheson, Archibald, second earl of Gosford (1776-1849), governor-in-chief of British North America, was born on 1 August 1776, the eldest son of Arthur Acheson, first earl of Gosford, and his wife, Millicent, the daughter of Lieutenant-General Edward Pole, of Radbourne in Derbyshire. He entered Christ Church, Oxford, and received his ...

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