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Elliot, Sir Charles (1801–1875), naval officer and colonial official

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/8656

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Elliot, Sir Charles (1801–1875), naval officer and colonial official, son of Hugh Elliot (1752–1830) and his second wife, Margaret Jones (1770–1819), and nephew of Gilbert Elliot, first earl of Minto, was born in 1801 at Dresden, where his father was British minister. Sir Thomas Frederick Elliot...

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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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