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Text:"... such portions as refer to CaptainFrancisLight are reprinted herein. It will be observed that the name of the island was then written Pinang. The following extracts from the Journal of CaptainF. Light..."
Date:Between 1908 and 1910
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Text:"... be ascertained his father CaptainFrancisLight did not have the event duly recorded, or if he did it is still in obscurity. Mo*. A. Francis Steuart states that Colonel Light was bom in Malaya - possibly at Salang..."
Date:Between 1908 and 1910
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Text:"...LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS »0i PAGE The Foundation of Prince op Wales Island. CaptainFrancisLight reading THE Proclamation, August ii, 1786 Frontispiece Sarah Light, Eldest Daughter of CaptainFrancis..."
Date:1901
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Text:"... be commemorating the 150th year of its foundation by his father CaptainFrancisLight, The fact revives interest in the career of the man who selected the site of South Australia's capital, and who, in spite..."
Publication:Oct 3 1936 - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Page:29
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Text:"... blood of the Royal family of Peaang. Col onel Light was the eldest eon of CaptainFrancisLight, who founded the province of Penang on August 11, 1786. He was born at Penang (date uncertain), edu cated..."
Publication:Feb 12 1938 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Page:11
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Text:"...DEATH OF FRANCISLIGHT 33 after Captain Lights death, which was to occur very soon. At the commencement of the settlement the colonists were surprised by the absence of fever, but in 1787..."
Date:1901
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Text:"... the administration of his successor, Colonel Alexander Bannerman, the erection was completed by Captain R. Smith, Engineer. In the middle of the churchyard is a memorial to CaptainFrancisLight, the founder of Pinang..."
Date:1908
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... of CaptainFrancisLight, A. M. Skinner, XXVIII. 1-17. Chinese names of streets in Penang, Lo Man Yuk, XXXIII. 197-246. See Provice-Wellesley. Perak Ascent of Bujong Malacca, II. 225-227. Xotes on the Perak..."
Date:1909
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Text:"..., 1 13, Light, CaptainFrancis, 249, 250. Limousin, the Reformation in the, 221. Lincoln, Abraham, 87, 97-103, 31 1, 314, 661, 664, 666, 667, 670, 677. Lincoln, John Buckingham, Bishop of, 427, 430..."
Date:Between 1898 and 1899
Publication place:Washington, USA
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Text:"... with metallic rings. CaptainFrancisLight received Penang in 1786 as a marriage portion with his dusky bride from the King, her father. He afterwards transferred it to the East India Company. I planned to reach..."
Date:1900
Publication place:Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Text:"... of Prince of Wales Island, as recorded by its founder, CaptainFrancisLight. It has been long and confidently believed that this Captain Light, having married the daughter of the King (or Rajah) of Quedah..."
Date:Between 1908 and 1910
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Text:"...VI PREFACE for his notes and his Memoir of CaptainFrancisLight; to Mr. Edwin Hodder, the historian of South Australia; Mr. V. B. Redstone, Sir John Cockbum, K.C.M.G., Mr. J. L. OHalloran, C..."
Date:1901
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Text:"... with the Dutch. - Sir Thomas Raffles and his work in establishing British power. - Acquisition of Singapore. Straits Settlements made a crown colony. - Through CaptainFrancisLight, came the first permanent..."
Date:1922
Publication place:Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Text:"... FrancisLight at the end of the eighteenth centurj. But this distinction can be claimed by the family of whom Mr. Koh Seang Tat is the senior representative to-day. Of this family - an old and respected one..."
Date:1908
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... Park, near Borrisokane, co. Tipperary. Heir, his son George Francis, Captain Tipperary Light Infantry Militia, b. 1834. STONEOUSE, Sir Timothy Vansittart, Bart, (cr. 1670). Second son of the late John..."
Date:1860
Publication place:London, England
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Text:"... Adams, 1 13. Light, CaptainFrancis, 249, 250. Limousin, the Reformation in the, 221. Lincoln, Abraham, 87, 97-103, 31 1, 314, 661, 664, 666, 667, 670, 677. Lincoln, John Buckingham, Bishop of, 427, 43..."
Date:1899
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Text:"... or protection of forts or factories. Through one of them. CaptainFrancisLight, came the first permanent settlement of the English in the Malay Peninsula. This enterprising voyager marvoL. rv.- 17..."
Date:Between 1898 and 1899
Publication place:Washington, USA
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Text:"... over the island of Pulo Penang - that is Areca Nut Island - to CaptainFrancisLight, a naval oflicer in the East India Companys service. The motive and consideration lor this cession are equally obscure..."
Date:Between 1908 and 1910
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Text:"... in India, this island was fixed upon by the authorities as having a well-sheltered harbour. At that time it belonged to an English sea-captain, CaptainFrancisLight, who had received it as a marriage dowry..."
Date:1880
Place:England