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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:"..., 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
Image:838 of 869
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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:"..., or Peince of Wales Island (Strait of Malacca), was bestowed by the king of Keddah as a marriage portion on CaptainFrancisLight, an Enghshman who had married his daughter, a.d. 1785. He transferred..."
Date:1862
Publication place:London, New York, USA
Image:667 of 980
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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 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:"...-Reutcr). — The Malaysian city Stale of Penang has declined to sur render a statue of its British founder, CaptainFrancisLight, to Adelaide. This is despite the re moval of the statue from a public position to the Stale..."
Publication:Aug 31 1966 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Page:16
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Text:"... of heart, determine* tion, cleverness and courage. Colonel Light was the son of CaptainFrancisLight, a British naval officer, and ?? tho founder of Ponang, which was after wards ro-named * by him Prince..."
Publication:May 4 1911 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Page:48