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Scott, Alexander John (1768–1840), naval chaplain

J. K. Laughton

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/24858

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Scott, Alexander John (1768–1840), naval chaplain, the son of Robert Scott, a retired naval lieutenant, and his wife, Jane, née Comyn, was born at Rotherhithe, London, on 23 July 1768. His father died in 1770, leaving the family in straitened circumstances, and in 1772 his uncle, later ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches ; Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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