Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of


Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of
(1732-1809)
   Royal governor of Virginia, appointed 1771. Returned to England after the Revolutionary War, and in 1786 appointed governor of the Bermudas.
   Index: Hd His letter to Haldimand, 92.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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