Richard Oswald
Historical Figure
Nationality: United Kingdom (born in Scotland)
Date of Birth: 1705
Date of Death: 1784
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Slave Trader, Diplomat, Merchant
Parents: George Oswald,
Margaret Murray
Spouse: Mary Ramsay
Children: None
Turtledove Appearances:
POD: c 85,000,000 BCE;
Relevant POD: 1452
Appearance(s): The United States of Atlantis
Type of Appearance: Direct
Richard Oswald (1705 - 6 November 1784) was a Scottish merchant, slave trader, and advisor to the British government on trade regulations and the conduct of the American Revolutionary War. He was the official peace commissioner in Paris, helping secure terms that recognized the United States and ended the war.

Richard Oswald in AtlantisEdit

Richard Oswald was chosen to represent the Earl of Shelburne at the peace talks in Croydon, Atlantis which ended the Atlantean War of Independence. Along with fellow diplomat David Hartley, Oswald negotiated terms with Victor Radcliff.[1]