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John Pitt

(b. 1706, Stratfield Saye House, Stratfield Saye, Hampshire – d. 1787, Stratfield Saye House, Stratfield Saye, Hampshire )

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John Pitt (1706-1787), Member of Parliament for Dorchester (1751-1761) and Wareham (1761-1768) in Dorset. He was a second cousin of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham. His wife Marcia Pitt was a lifelong friend of Elizabeth Carter. He rebuilt Encombe House in Dorset, which had been purchased by his father, on the ruins of the previous house.

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