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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:"... 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:"...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:"... 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:"... on the mainland opposite. It is the oldest British settlement in Malaysia — in 1786 CaptainFrancisLight acquired possession from the lo cal sultan on behalf of the East India Company. The time-worn walls of Fort..."
Publication:July 31 1988 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Page:12
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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 luival officer and Governor ot Pining, but doubt existed whether his mother, who was 3. fine woman, was Portuguese or of Kaslem descent. In his early youth Light was placed..."
Publication:Dec 6 1927 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Page:16
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Text:"..., Malay State?. His father. CaptainFrancisLight. the founder and first Governor of the island now known a? Prince of Wales Island, leputedly married r Princess, daughter of the King of Quedah. When six..."
Publication:Oct 29 1921 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Page:2
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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:".... The 'Judge, a very able man, in 1837 was one of several who attempted to cross the Murray mouth in a boat, and all were arowned. Colonel Light was the eldest son of CaptainFrancisLight, founder and first..."
Publication:Jan 3 1920 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Page:3
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Text:"... con nection between Penang and Australia. The.., founder of Penang as a British Colony was CaptainFrancisLight, skip per of: an East India merchant ship. He assisted.the Rajah of Kedah to subjugate..."
Publication:Jan 1 1942 - Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Page:7
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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
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Text:"..., which has a close link with Adelaide's founder. Colonel William Light. His father. CaptainFrancisLight, as Mr. J. D. Somerville reminded me yesterday, was Governor of Penang. where Colonel Lieht spent..."
Publication:Dec 15 1941 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Page:9
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Text:".... . The statue was that of CaptainFrancisLight, father of Colonel William Light, Adelaide's founder, who him self is honoured by the statue which overlooks the city from Montefiore Hill. Dad was a founder too..."
Publication:Aug 18 1966 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Page:3
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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:"... the more mature years of Light, the story of his early youth and ancestry was of a moH romantic character. His father, CaptainFrancisLight, was origiua.iy a inid-.__i.man in tli. Itoyal Savy, and ionnd..."
Publication:Dec 8 1925 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Page:14