MARTIN, Samuel (1714-88), of Abingdon Bldgs., London.
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b. 1 Sept. 1714 in Antigua, 1st s. of Samuel Martin of Greencastle, Antigua, speaker of the assembly 1753-63, by his 1st w. Frances, da. of John Yeamans, attorney-gen. of Antigua; half-bro. of Josiah Martin, gov. of N. Carolina 1771-5. educ. Westminster; Trinity, Camb. 1729; I. Temple 1730, called 1736, bencher 1766. unm., 1s.1 suc. fa. 1776.
Dep. agent for Antigua 1742-4; agent for Monserrat 1742-9; for Nevis 1744-50; sec. to chancellor of the Exchequer Apr. 1754-Nov. 1755; sec. of the Trea