Alexander Spotswood

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1676 – 1740

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Who was Alexander Spotswood?

Alexander Spotswood was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the British Army and a noted Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. He is noted in Virginia and American history for a number of his projects as Governor, including his exploring beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains, his establishing what was perhaps the first colonial iron works, and his negotiating the Treaty of Albany with the Iroquois Nations of New York.

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Born
1676
English Tangier
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • Tangier
Died
Jun 6, 1740
Annapolis

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on July 23, 2013

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