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date: 06 December 2019

Whitefoord, Caleblocked

(1734–1810)
  • D. G. C. Allan

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Whitefoord, Caleb (1734–1810), wine merchant and diplomatist, was born in Edinburgh, the natural son of Charles Whitefoord (d. 1753), an army officer descended from a titled Ayrshire family. He was educated at John Mundell's school in Edinburgh, showing great skill in classics, and at ...

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