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  • He was the great-grandson of Colonel Ephraim Blaine (1741-1804), who during the War of Independence served in the American army, from 1778 to 1782 as commissary-general of the Northern Department.
  • During the war with Austria he acted as civil commissary in Moravia.
  • The judge sits as the official and commissary of the lord warden, just as the judge of the high court of admiralty sat as the official and commissary of the lord high admiral.
  • In 1785 he became commissary of the Holy Office at Logrono, and in 1789 its general secretary at Madrid.
  • He was appointed commissary-in-chief (181i), and, on the abolition of that office (1816), auditor of the civil list.
 

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