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Leith, Sir Jameslocked

  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by Roger T. Stearn


Leith, Sir James (1763–1816), army officer, of an old Scottish family, was the third son of John Leith (d. 1763), of Leith Hall, Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Harriot, daughter and heir of Alexander Steuart of Auchluncart. James was born at Leith Hall...

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