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Hunter, Johnlocked

(1737–1821)
  • Alan Frost

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Hunter, John (1737–1821), naval officer and colonial governor, was born on 29 August 1737 in Leith, Scotland, the son of William Hunter, ship's master, and Helen Drummond, the daughter of a prominent Edinburgh family. As a child Hunter accompanied his father on a voyage which ended in shipwreck on the coast of ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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