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Hadley, George (d. 1798), army officer in the East India Company and philologist, was appointed an ensign in the East India Company's Bengal army on 17 November 1762. He sailed for India in the following year, having received permission from the court of directors to take ...

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Minor, William Chester (1834–1920), military surgeon, asylum inmate, and contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, was born on 21 June 1834 at Manepay, Ceylon, the elder child of Eastman Strong Minor (1809–1867), printer and Congregational missionary of Milford, Connecticut, and his first wife, ...