Melville, Henry Dundas


Melville, Henry Dundas
   1) , first Viscount
(1742-1811)
   Sat for Midlothian, 1774-1790, and for Edinburgh, 1790-1802; home secretary, 1791-1794; secretary of war, 1794-1801; first lord of admiralty, 1804-1805.
   Index: S Secretary of state, thought Simcoe's educational schemes premature, 169. Dr Colonial secretary, disapproves of Dorchester's speech to Miami Indians, 283.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.
   2) , third Viscount
(1801-1876)
   Served through Rebellion of 1837. General, 1868.
   Index: Mc Defends Windmill Point, 443; accepts Van Schoultz's surrender, 444.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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