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Robert Dinwiddie, his career in American colonial government and westward expansion,

Author: Louis Knott Koontz
Publisher: Glendale, Calif., Arthur H. Clark Co., 1941.
Series: Old Northwest historical series, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Dinwiddie (1693-1770) was born in Germiston, Scotland, son of Robert Dinwiddie and Elizabeth Cumming. He married Rebecca Affleck and served the British government in Bermuda and later as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. He later died in Clifton, England.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koontz, Louis Knott, 1890-1951.
Robert Dinwiddie.
Glendale, Calif., Arthur H. Clark Co., 1941
(OCoLC)574339194
Named Person: Robert Dinwiddie; Robert Dinwiddie; Dinwiddie.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Knott Koontz
OCLC Number: 308333
Description: 429 pages including frontispiece (portrait) folded map, facsimiles 25 cm.
Contents: By way of introduction --
Family background --
Collector of customs --
Surveyor-General --
Reports on the state of the colonies --
Dinwiddie versus Lascelles --
Governor --
Patron of learning --
Life and labor in Old Williamsburg --
Friends and quasi-friends --
The Ohio Company --
First address to the assembly --
Enter: George Washington --
The Pistole Fee dispute --
"Repell force by force" --
Appeals to fellow governors --
Military aspirations --
Undeclared warfare --
Co-defender of the frontier --
Lord Loudoun and the embargo --
Place in history.
Series Title: Old Northwest historical series, 3.
Responsibility: by Louis Knott Koontz.

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Robert Dinwiddie (1693-1770) was born in Germiston, Scotland, son of Robert Dinwiddie and Elizabeth Cumming. He married Rebecca Affleck and served the British government in Bermuda and later as Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. He later died in Clifton, England.

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