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Hamilton, Alexanderlocked

(b. before 1688, d. in or after 1733)
  • Tony Ballantyne


Hamilton, Alexander (b. before 1688, d. in or after 1733), East India Company servant and writer, is described in contemporary sources as a 'Scotchman', but they contain no reference to his birth, family connections, or death. The little we know of him is primarily gleaned from his important ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)