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Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor

Chris Birch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/95643

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Burt, William Mathew (c. 1725–1781), colonial governor, was born at Elim in Jamaica, the first of fourteen children of Colonel William Pym Burt (d. 1750), a planter in Nevis, and subsequently chief justice and treasurer of St Kitts, and his second wife, ...

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

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