Straits Settlements
L17: Raffles: Letters to Singapore (Farquhar)
Straits Settlements Record
Jan – Jun 1823
These are letters written during Raffles' administration of Singapore. This includes instructions given to the Resident and Town Committee for the development of Singapore. This collection spans Jan to Jun 1823.
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