SIGNING OF TREATY ON 6 FEBRUARY 1819 BETWEEN SIR STAMDFORD RAFFLES LIEUTENANT-GENERAL (BENCOOLEN) AND SULTAN HUSSEIN OF JOHORE AND LOCAL CHIEFTAIN, TEMENGGONG OF JOHOR
Wax figures at Images of Singapore, Sentosa, depicting signing of the treaty on 6 February 1819 between Lieutenant-General of Bencoolen Sir Stamford Raffles (middle), Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor (second from left) and local chieftain, Temenggong Abdul Rahman (second from right), allowing the British to establish a trading settlement in Singapore. Major William Farquhar (right) was soon appointed Resident and Commandant of Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles.
1995
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Wax figures at Images of Singapore, Sentosa, depicting signing of the treaty on 6 February 1819 between Lieutenant-General of Bencoolen Sir Stamford Raffles (middle), Sultan Hussein Shah of Johor (second from left) and local chieftain, Temenggong Abdul Rahman (second from right), allowing the British to establish a trading settlement in Singapore. Major William Farquhar (right) was soon appointed Resident and Commandant of Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles.

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