John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732–1809, Scottish colonial governor in America.
a borough in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton.
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How to use Dunmore in a sentence
The most problematic argument Holton makes involves his interpretation of Lord Dunmore’s proclamation of November 1775, which promised freedom to any enslaved person in Virginia who escaped to join the British forces.An expanded perspective, and a controversial claim, on America’s revolution | Jack Rakove | November 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Holton sees the Dunmore Proclamation more as a war measure than an abolitionist manifesto.An expanded perspective, and a controversial claim, on America’s revolution | Jack Rakove | November 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In November 1775, Virginia Governor Lord Dunmore famously issued an emancipation proclamation, but he was not the only royal governor accused of embracing such tactics.You Can't Tell the Story of 1776 Without Talking About Race and Slavery | Robert G. Parkinson | July 4, 2021 | Time
The Greatcoat By Helen Dunmore A Royal Air Force coat leads a young bride into an affair with a long-dead ghost.
During the convention, another Lord Dunmore episode took place.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
From this area, Dunmore and his friends made repeated plunder attacks along the coast of Virginia until summer.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
To intimidate them, Dunmore issued proclamations, and threatened freeing the slaves against their masters.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2 | Egerton Ryerson
Lady Dunmore did not arrive in Virginia to join him until the latter part of February of 1774.Journal and Letters of Philip Vickers Fithian: A Plantation Tutor of the Old Dominion, 1773-1774. | Philip Vickers Fithian
It was however only what he had expected, and calculated upon; and what should he care for the Dunmore people?The Kellys and the O'Kellys | Anthony Trollope