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    Barrow, Sir John (male) 06/19/1764 - 11/23/1848 English

    Promoter of exploration and author; baronet; started as clerk in iron foundry; served in China and in Cape Colony; served as secretary in Admiralty; president of Royal Geographical Society; wrote travel literature and biographies; wrote for Quarterly Review, Edinburgh Review, and Encyclopaedia Britannica. See ODNB.

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