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Elphinstone, Mountstuart

C. A. Bayly

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/8752

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Elphinstone, Mountstuart (1779–1859), administrator in India, fourth son of John Elphinstone, eleventh Lord Elphinstone (1737–1794), and his wife, the Hon. Anne (1737–1801), daughter of Lord Ruthven, was born on 6 October 1779, at Cumbernauld House, Dunbartonshire, where he spent his early years. His father was governor of ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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