Glenelg, Charles Grant, Baron, 1778-1866

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Birth 1778-10-26
Death 1866-04-23

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Governor-general of India.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) : various places [in England], to Lady Shore [Teignmouth], 1793 Feb. 2-1794 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870883

Charles Grant was born in Kidderpore, Bengal in 1778. Educated at Magdalane College Cambridge he served as MP for the borough of Inverness and Fortrose between 1811-1818. In 1827 he was president of the Board of Trade and in 1835 Colonial Secretary. He died in Cannes in 1866

From the guide to the Charles Grant collection, 1836-1842, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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