1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Farquhar, William, 1774-1839.

  1. William Farquhar correspondence and other Malay letters, 1812-1832

    46 items. 16 containers. 8.3 linear feet. -- Asian Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters, mainly from Malay kings and notables to William Farquhar, primarily during his years as British Resident of Singapore and from 1819 to 1823. Reflects Farquhar's role in the founding of modern Singapore and his relationships with Malay rulers instrumental to the success of the East India Company's enterprise in Singapore.