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date: 02 March 2021

Adam, Sir Frederick Williamlocked

(1784–1853)
  • John Sweetman

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Adam, Sir Frederick William (1784–1853), army officer, was born on 17 June 1784, the fourth son of the Rt Hon. William Adam (1751–1839), privy councillor, lawyer, and lord lieutenant of Kinross, from Blair Adam, and his wife, the Hon. Eleanora Elphinstone (1749–1808) from ...

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