John Elliot, Governor of Newfoundland
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"John Elliot (1732 – 20 September 1808) was a Scottish officer of the Royal Navy who served during the Seven Years' War and the American War of Independence. He rose to the rank of Admiral, and served briefly as colonial governor of Newfoundland...
...Elliot was born in Scotland in 1732, the fourth son of Sir Gilbert Elliott, 2nd Baronet and his wife Helen."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'John Elliot (Royal Navy officer)', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 31 May 2012, 02:31 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Elliot_(Royal_Navy_officer)&oldid=495231251> [accessed 16 November 2012]
- The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964