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Payne, John Willettlocked

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Payne, John Willett (1752–1803), naval officer and royal official, was born on 23 April 1752 at St Kitts in the Leeward Islands, the second son of Ralph Payne (d. 1760), chief justice of the island, and his second wife, Margaret, née Gallwey...

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