Raffles states that "I have now ... a more detailed ... account of ... Trade during the past year 1822 ... The Expenses of the Settlement have in no year exceeded £10,000 - and we have already a local Revenue to nearly that amount without any Tax whatever on the Trade....". He contrasts the success of Singapore against the "heavy and burdensome establishment of Bencoolen. Raffles also mentions the establishment of a land registry, and notes that "since the establishment of Singapore under the British Flag not a single case of Piracy has happened in its vicinity ... ". Title devised by Library staff.
- Letter from Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles to Lord Lansdowne, 1823 January 20
- Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826
- Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826--Correspondence
1819-1826 Founding and early years
- Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, Marquess of, 1780-1863
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