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Alexander, William, styled sixth earl of Stirlinglocked

  • Paul David Nelson


Alexander, William, styled sixth earl of Stirling (1726–1783), army officer in America, was born on 25 December 1726 in New York city, one of seven children of James Alexander (1691–1756), a surveyor, lawyer, and politician, and Mary Spratt Provoost (1693–1760), a rich merchant and the daughter of ...

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