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Halkett, Sir Peter 1734-

Military officer; born in Pitfirrane, Scotland; elected to Parliament in 1734; commanded a regiment, and with his son was killed in the battle near Pittsburg, Pa. (where Braddock was defeated), July 9, 1755.

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