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Sir John Sinclair

Person  Male  Born 10/5/1754  Died 21/12/1835

Founder and president of the first Board of Agriculture. Born Scotland into family of the Earls of Caithness. 1780 entered the House of Commons. Promoted a scientific and statistical approach to agriculture. 1786 made a baronet. Had 13 children, and one of his grandsons was Sir John George Tollemache Sinclair. Died at home in Edinburgh.

When we found this portrait of Sir John we knew we'd found the man represented by by the bust on the Colonial Office - B04 - Sinclair.

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Sir John Sinclair

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Colonial Office - B04 - Sinclair

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