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Dalrymple, John Hamilton Macgill, eighth earl of Stair (1771-1853), army officer

Thomas Finlayson Henderson and Roger Stearn

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/7058
Dalrymple, John Hamilton Macgill, eighth earl of Stair (1771-1853), army officer

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Dalrymple, John Hamilton Macgill, eighth earl of Stair (1771-1853), army officer, fourth but eldest surviving son of Sir John Dalrymple of Cousland, fourth baronet (1726-1810), author of Memoirs of Great Britain, and his wife and cousin, Elizabeth, only child and heir of Thomas Hamilton-Macgill of Fala and Oxenfoord, was born ...

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