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Collins, Davidlocked

(1756–1810)
  • Brian H. Fletcher

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Collins, David (1756–1810), colonial official and army officer, was born on 3 March 1756 at Cross Street, London, the third surviving of the eleven children of Arthur Tooker Collins (1718–1793) and his wife, Henrietta Caroline Fraser. His father was an officer of marines, while his mother came from a cultivated 'middling gentry family' of ...

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