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Douglas, Thomas, fifth earl of Selkirklocked

(1771–1820)
  • J. M. Bumsted

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Douglas, Thomas, fifth earl of Selkirk (1771–1820), colonist and proponent of colonization in North America, was born at St Mary's Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland, on 20 June 1771, the youngest of the seven sons of Dunbar Douglas, fourth earl of Selkirk (1722–1799), and his wife, ...

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