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Davison, Alexander (1750–1829), government contractor

H. T. Dickinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Davison, Alexander (1750–1829), government contractor, was born at Lanton near Wooler, Northumberland, on 2 April 1750, the third son of Alexander Davison, a farmer at Lanton, and Dorothy Neal of the next parish of Yeavering. As a young man he travelled to London...

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