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He earned distinction in British victories at the battles of Louisburg and Quebec in the Seven Years War (French and Indian War in the USA).
Following the passage of the Quebec Act in 1774, he was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Detroit, where he led the King's 8th Regiment.
He was unique in British colonial history - the only Governor of three separate places, especially popular in the last two.
In Bermuda and Dominica, the largest of the British Caribbean territories, he was very much a diplomat.
Later, there was the large Hamilton Hotel, where the City Hall and its Car Park are now.
Hamilton had one child, Mary Anne Pierpoint, who died unmarried on December 12, 1871).
While still Governor of Dominica, he died in Antigua where he had gone for treatment because of his declining health.
His commission also authorized him to act as full Governor in case of death or absence of Governor in Chief and Captain General William Browne (a British Loyalist born in Massachusetts, USA), who left Bermuda on October 27, 1788, never to return, although he was technically still Governor of Bermuda more than a year later.
He was appointed by King George III of Britain as Lieutenant Governor of Bermuda (or Somers Isles) in America, and Commander in Chief of Forts King's Castle, Fort Hamilton, Fort Popple and Fort Paget on February 26, 1787.
The only place that can accommodate a limited number of yachting visitors in the city is the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Just within the city boundary is this waterfront bay and park, in Hamilton Harbor, on the west side of the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club.