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Argyll, John Campbell, Duke of (1680-1743) [Commission of James Des Pieres as lieutenant of foot for a regiment commanded by William Stanhope]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01412.66 Author/Creator: Argyll, John Campbell, Duke of (1680-1743) Place Written: Santa Colomba, Spain Type: Document signed Date: 23 August 1711 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 24.7 x 34.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by R. Arnold, authorized by the Secretary at War. Argyll's seal is completely worn off, and docket (on verso) is faded. Campbell signs as General and Commander in Chief of British forces in Spain.

Background Information: Campbell was known for his suppression of Jacobites in Scotland.

People: Argyll, John Campbell, Duke of, 1680-1743
Des Pieres, James, fl. 1711

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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