See also:born at
See also:Edinburgh on the 8th of
See also:March 1708 . Being designed for the legal profession, he was sent to Windsor, and apprenticed to an
See also:attorney; but his tastes soon led him. to abandon the study of
See also:law and to devote himself entirely to literature . In 1736 he published the Military
See also:History of
See also:Eugene and the Duke of
See also:Marlborough, and soon after contributed several important articles to the
See also:Ancient Universal History . In 1742 and 1744 appeared the Lives of the
See also:British Admirals, in 4 vols., a popular
See also:work which has been continued by other authors . Besides contributing to the Biographia Britannica and
See also:Preceptor, he published a work on The
See also:Present State of
See also:Europe, consisting of a series of papers which had appeared in the Museum . He also wrote the histories of the Portuguese, Dutch,
See also:Spanish, French,
See also:Swedish, Danish and
See also:Ostend settlements in the East Indies, and the histories of Spain,
See also:Navarre and France, from the
See also:time of
See also:Clovis till 1656, for the
See also:Modern Universal History . At the
See also:request of
See also:Lord Bute, he published a vindication of the peace of
See also:Paris concluded in 1763, embodying in it a descriptive and
See also:historical account of the New
See also:Sugar Islands in the West Indies . By the
See also:king he was appointed
See also:agent for the provinces of
See also:Georgia in 1755 . His last and most elaborate work,
See also:Political Survey of Britain, 2 vols . 4to, was published in 1744, and greatly increased the author's reputation .
See also:Campbell died on the 28th of
See also:December 1775 . He received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the university of
See also:Glasgow in 1745 .
BARON JOHN CAMPBELL CAMPBELL (1779-1861)
He was a proloific author with numerous titles to his name , and travelled the world authoring many unique, beyond literary compare ,detailed travelogues of areas ,peoples and countires previously generally unknown to then English speaking world.
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