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date: 11 November 2019

Oswald, Richardlocked

(1705?–1784)
  • David Hancock

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Oswald, Richard (1705?–1784), merchant and diplomat, was born, probably in 1705, in Dunnet, Caithness, Scotland, the second of the four children of George Oswald (1664–1726), the Presbyterian minister of Dunnet, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1747), of Pennyland, Caithness, the daughter of ...

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