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Gibraltar, British colony occupying a narrow peninsula of Spain's southern
Mediterranean coast, just northeast of the Strait ... Gibraltar is a heavily fortified
British air and naval base that guards the Strait of Gibraltar, which is the only
entrance to ...
In 1 879 he succeeded in amalgamating all British commercial interests on the
Niger into the United African Company, but his application for a royal charter was
refused in 1881 on the ground that British influence was not paramount in the ...
In 1 774-75 he wrote three influential pamphlets, which upheld the agreements of
the Continental Congress on the nonimportation, nonconsumption, and non-
exportation of British products and attacked British policy in Quebec.
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