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Macdonnell, Alexanderlocked

(1798–1835)
  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by Julian Lock

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Macdonnell, Alexander (1798–1835), chess player, born in Belfast, the son of Alexander Macdonnell (d. 21 April 1843), a Belfast physician, was intended for a career in commerce, and carried on an extensive business at Demerara between 1820 and 1830. He became a vigorous propagandist for the slave-owning sugar planters in the ...

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