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Macrae, Jameslocked

(c. 1677–1744)
  • Thomas Seccombe
  • , revised by I. B. Watson


Macrae, James (c. 1677–1744), administrator in India, was born in Ayrshire of very poor parents. His father died during his infancy, and his mother gained her living as a washerwoman. He owed what little schooling he received to the kindness of Hew M'Quyre...

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Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast
British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections
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