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Arbuthnot, Marriot (1711–1794), naval officer and colonial governor

Julian Gwyn

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/611

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Arbuthnot, Marriot (1711–1794), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Weymouth, the son of John Arbuthnott. He entered the navy about 1727, and passed his lieutenant's examination in August 1739 when he was described as upwards of twenty-seven (TNA: PRO, ADM 107/3, p. 334...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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