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Authorised form of nameMurray; James (c 1722 - 1794)
SurnameMurray
ForenamesJames
Datesc 1722 - 1794
Dates and placesBirth:
Tullibardine, Perthshire, Scotland (c 1722)
Death:
Great George Street, Westminster (19 April 1794)
Burial:
St Margaret's Church, Westminster
ActivityProfession:
Soldier
Career:
Lieutenant, Saxon Grenadiers (1749-1757); joined British Army, Captain 42nd Highlanders (1757); Colonel, 77th (Atholl) Highlanders (1777-1783); Major-General (1782); MP for Perth (1773-1777, 1774-1780, 1784-his death)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
24/06/1779
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Notes:
The DNB entry for a 'James Murray' does not, according to DNB itself, correspond with this James Murray, even although DNB is cited as a source in index to BR.
Royal Society codeNA2711
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1779/16Murray, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CB/1/5/76Letter from James Murray, London to Charles Blagden15 July 1782
CB/1/5/78Letter from James Murray, Atholl House to Charles Blagden, at Sir Joseph Banks, Soho Square, London[1783]
CB/1/5/77Draft of a letter from Charles Blagden to James Murray23 July 1782
L&P/13/11Paper, 'The case of John McIntosh, late a soldier in the Atholl Highlanders' by Colonel James Murrayc.1777
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