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Atkinson, Richard (1739–1785), merchant and director of the East India Company

J. G. Parker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/63499

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Atkinson, Richard (1739–1785), merchant and director of the East India Company, was born in Westmorland on 10 March 1739 and baptized on 5 April at St James's Church, Temple Sowerby, Westmorland. He was the third son of Matthew Atkinson of Temple Sowerby and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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