Durham, John G. L., Earl of (17921840)

Durham, John G. L., Earl of, an English statesman, born in Durham Co.; a zealous Liberal and reformer, and a member of the Reform Government under Earl Grey, which he contributed much to inaugurate; was ambassador in St. Petersburg, and was sent governor-general to Canada in 1839, but owing to some misunderstanding took the extraordinary step of ultroneously returning within the year (17921840).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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