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Authorised form of nameWhitefoord; Caleb (1734 - 1810)
SurnameWhitefoord
ForenamesCaleb
Dates1734 - 1810
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Edinburgh, Scotland (1734
Death:
At his residence in Argyll Street, London (February 1810)
Burial:
Paddington churchyard, London
ActivityEducation:
Edinburgh University
Career:
Counting house of a wine merchant, London; set up his own business as a wine merchant, 8 Craven Street, London; Intermediary between Benjamin Franklin, as Minister of the United States at Versailles, and the British Government; Secretary of commission concluding peace with America; neighbour and friend of Benjamin Franklin, in Craven Street, London
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
24/06/1784
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA7258
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/5/846Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr B F Stevens, 4 Trafalgar Square, W.C.2 November 1891
NLB/5/1044Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Clarence W Bowen, 25 Broadway, New York [USA]18 December 1891
EC/1784/07Whitefoord, Caleb: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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