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Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America

William S. Powell

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/68509

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Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 3 August 1729 at Mulberry Point, a plantation overlooking Chesapeake Bay, near Joppa, Baltimore county, Maryland, the son of Richard Caswell, merchant and public official, and Christian Dallam (b. c.1690)...

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Subjects: World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; US Politics

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