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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:".... This is the Federation of Ma- a country of nine statei each with its own and two settlement Malacca and Pentng. It was In 171 yean that Britain's connec- tion with Malaya began. CaptainFrancisLight took format posses..."
Date:July 16 1957
Publication:Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica
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Text:".... of Life Guards. Capt. Geo. Warde, from the late 2d troop ofHorfe Grenadier Guards, to be captain. -> 10th (or the Prince of Wales's own) reg. of Light Drag. Francis Gregory, Captain of a troop; Heary L..."
Date:Apr 24 1790
Publication:London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Text:"... an area of 108 square miles. The Sultan of Kedah ceded it to the British in 1786. A penal colony founded there by CaptainFrancisLight was the first British settlement on the Malay Peninsula. It proved..."
Date:Apr 7 1937
Publication:Berkeley, California, United States of America
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Text:"... appointed Quarter master dated Abraham Crab tree to be vice deceased dated llth Light Lieutenant Edmund from the 5th to be by vice Hugh Hilton who retires dated 14th LightCaptainFrancis Hearle Ste phens..."
Date:Nov 26 1842
Publication:London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Text:"... volume which gives a belated but interesting account of two half-forgotten pioneers of British colonisation. CaptainFrancisLight und Colonel William Cight, father and son. The former became Governor..."
Date:Feb 5 1902
Publication:London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Text:"... CaptainFrancis SByanthEegiment Captain Salem Light Infantry Veteran Corps Colonel Amoskeag tho most and tho only iiitor With rogarcl to the proposed and he kept it up until Ho didnt seem to eet He just..."
Date:Aug 18 1885
Publication:Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
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Text:"... lapsed in 1930. PENANG (Reuters)—A malay woman aged 121 years and generally believed to be the oldest woman in Malaya, has died here. Born in Penang 42 years after CaptainFrancisLight declared the island..."
Date:Aug 3 1949
Publication:Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
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Text:"... of Penang and CaptainFrancisLight and Sir Stamford Baffles stand out as heroic figures in the dim As regards the a valuable addition is made to our knowledge of Penangs founder by the new light is thrown..."
Date:Dec 30 1912
Publication:London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Text:"..., August 12, was the day of the week, it being day for day a hundred years ago when CaptainFrancisLight hoisted the British flag on the island of Penang. A fancy dress ball was the event of the day..."
Date:Oct 1 1886
Publication:London, Middlesex, United Kingdom
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Text:"... strategic officially Prince of Wales has an area of 108 square The Sultan of Kedah ceded it to the British in A penal colony founded there by CaptainFrancisLight was the first British settlement..."
Date:Mar 30 1937
Publication:Freeport, Illinois, United States of America
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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:"..., 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:"... 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:"... 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