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John George Lambton Durham t Earl of (1s)

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Durham, John George Lambton, 1st Earl of (1792–1840), British statesman. He authored Durham's Report, which laid down the basic principles of British colonial administration. A radical Whig, he was lord privy seal (1830–3) and helped draft the Reform Bill of 1832. Governor general of Canada (1838), he was criticized for his leniency toward rebels and resigned.

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