Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles papers. 1813-1823
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1800-1819 Served the Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra, and Banka; 1836-1859 Keeper of the India Museum. Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002ad ...
This letter, written by Raffles from Bencoolen, is to The Marquess of Lansdowne. Lansdowne was a key supporter for the abolition of slavery and for free trade within the House of Lords. These inclinations contributed to Lansdowne's support for Raffles' efforts to increase British influence in South East Asia. From the description of [Letter from Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles to Lord Lansdowne], 1820 April 15. 1820. (Broken Bow Public Library). WorldCat record id: 499218763 Fro...