Alexander Spotswood

Alexander Spotswood (né vers 1676 - 6 juin 1740) était un lieutenant colonel dans l'armée britannique et un gouverneur de la colonie de Virginie en Amérique du Nord. Il est célèbre pour avoir organisé une expédition d'exploration à l'ouest des Blue Ridge Mountains. Il négocia le traité d'Albany avec les Iroquois de la région de New York. Il fut nommé Lieutenant Gouverneur de Virginie en 1710.

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Avec ses hommes, il capture Barbe Noire le 22 novembre 1718.

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