John Smyth (1748–1811)
Smyth served in Parliament as member for Pontefract, from 1783 to 1807. He was a Lord of the Admiralty, from 1791 to 1794, and a Lord of the Treasury, from 1794 1802. He was Master of the Mint from 1802 to 1804, and a Commissioner of the Board of Trade in 1805.
Smyth died 12 February 1811 in London.
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