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Sholto Charles Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton (c. 1732–25 September 1774) was the son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton.

On 19 November 1758, he married Katherine Hamilton and they had two sons:


  1. ^ Weintraub, Stanley (2003). General Washington's Christmas Farewell. ISBN 0743246543. "The next morning, the bodies of all but one of them, including Lieutenant Hamilton Douglas Haliburton, brother of the Earl of Morton, washed up on a beach ..."  
  2. ^ "Admiralty Acknowledges Kindness in Burying Bodies of Officers Frozen in 1783.". New York Times. September 6, 1908. Retrieved 2009-01-23. "Fourteen from the Assistance Searching for Deserters Died. French Vandals Destroyed Their Monument. The Admiralty has issued a notice recalling a lamentable and unfortunate occurrence which took place in December, 1783, just after the declaration of peace with the United States of America. The circumstance is thus describe in Brenton's "Naval History," (Vol. I., Page 261, 1837,) although the date is incorrectly given, probably a misprint."  
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Lord Forbes
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

Succeeded by
The Earl of Galloway
Preceded by
Marquess of Carnarvon
Grand Master of the
Premier Grand Lodge of England

Succeeded by
The Earl Ferrers
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
James Douglas
Earl of Morton
Succeeded by
George Douglas


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