Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron

Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron
   Entered Parliament in 1806. Opposed measures against American commerce. President of board of trade and master of mint, 1834. Raised to peerage, 1835. Commissioner at Washington for settlement of boundary dispute, 1842.
   Index: BL Settles difficulties between Great Britain and the United States, 118.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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