Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, particularly in the government of Java, 1811-1816, and of Bencoolen and its dependencies, 1817-1824 : with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern Archipelago and selections from his correspondence

This is the digitised copy of the memoirs of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles published by his widow in 1830.

 

Title
Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, particularly in the government of Java, 1811-1816, and of Bencoolen and its dependencies, 1817-1824 : with details of the commerce and resources of the Eastern Archipelago and selections from his correspondence
Creator
Raffles, Sophia, Lady, 1786-1858
Subject
Personalities>>Biographies>>Colonial Administrators
Events>>Historical Periods>>Founding of Modern Singapore (1819-1941)
Raffles, Thomas, Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
Indonesia--History--British Occupation, 1811-1816
Singapore--History--1819-1867
Colonial administrators--Singapore--Biography
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Singapore
Raffles, Thomas Stamford
Colonial administrators
Pre-1819 Temasek
Publisher
John Murray, 1830
Digital Description
application/pdf, 76770 KB, 851 p.
Table of Contents
ch. I. Early life of Mr. Raffles
ch. II. Mr. Raffles proceeds to Calcutta
ch. III. Account of the Eastern Islands
ch. IV. Lord Minto's anxiety as to the passage from Malacca to Batavia
ch. V. Expediton to Palembang
ch. VI. Differences of opinion between Colonel Gillespie and Mr. Raffles
ch. VII. General Nightinall appointed to relieve General Gillespie
ch. VIII. Domestic afflictions
ch. IX. Mr. Raffles hears he is to be relieved in the Government
ch. X. Mr. Raffles appeals to the Court of Directors
ch. XI. Sir Stamford Raffles determines to penetrate into the interior of the country
ch. XII. Sir Stamford Raffles at Bencoolen
ch. XIII. Sir Stamford Raffles arrived at Bencoolen
ch. XIV. Sir Stamford returns to Bencoolen
ch. XV. Sir Stamford did not succeed in introducing a more economical and simple mode of government for the Eastern Islands.
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