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DuringDurante thela [[Americanguerra Revolutionarydi War|war inindipendenza Americaamericana]] hefu wasimpiegato employedcontro againsti the privateerscorsari, ande withcon auna navalbrigata brigadenavale atpartecipò theall'occupazione occupation ofdi [[Charleston, South (Carolina del Sud)]]. InNel Januarygennaio 1781, whenquando inera commandal ofcomando the 50-gundella {{nave|HMS|Warwick|1767|6}} con 50 cannoni, hecatturò una capturednave aolandese Dutchda 50-gun shipcannoni whichche hadpochi beatengiorni offprima aaveva Britishsconfitto vesseluna ofnave equalbritannica strengthdi auguale fewpotenza. daysDopo before.la Afterfirma peacedella waspace signedrimase helungo remainedle oncoste shorestatunitensi forper tendieci yearsanni, servingdiventando indeputato del [[ParliamentParlamento ofdella GreatGran BritainBretagna|Parliamentparlamento]] asprima memberper first foril [[Dunbartonshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Dunbartonshire]], ande thenpoi forper lo [[Stirlingshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Stirlingshire]].<ref name=odnb/> HeFu wasnominato electedmembro adella [[fellow of the Royal Society]] innel 1790.<ref>{{cite web|url = http://www2.royalsociety.org/DServe/dserve.exe?dsqIni=Dserve.ini&dsqApp=Archive&dsqCmd=Show.tcl&dsqDb=Persons&dsqPos=1&dsqSearch=%28Surname%3D%27elphinstone%27%29| title = Library and Archive Catalogue|publisher= Royal Society|accessdate =12 Marchmarzo 2012}}</ref>
 
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