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Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley, 1781-1826 (Knight, colonial governor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1781 - 1826

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Charles Wurtzburg: Raffles papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7353-7385
Scope and Contents A series of bound volumes containing transcripts from books and articles, and transcripts of letters and other primary sources, compiled by C.A.Wurzburg during the course of his research on Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. The place names eg. London, relate to the place the records were transcribed from, not necessarily the contents of the records.At one point C.A.Wurzburg wrote a letter published in The Times newspaper, appealing for information on, and recollections of Sir Thomas...
Dates: 1861-1947 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Extracts from books

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7353-7359
Scope and Contents

Transcripts from books and articles compiled by C.A.Wurzburg whilst researching the life of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. Most of these bound volumes have an index at the front listing the contents, giving details of the publications transcribed.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Holland, 1810-1825 approx.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7369-7372
Scope and Contents

Transcriptions of Dutch records, from various offices and archives, translated into English, some French.

Dates: 1810-1825 approx.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

India, volumes 1 and 2, 1819-1823

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7373
Scope and Contents

'Copied from the bound volumes of Wallich Correspondence in the Library of the Botanic Gardens Calcutta'. Transcripts of Sir T.S.Raffles' letters to Nathaniel Wallich, botanist and superintendent of the Botanic Gardens of Calcutta. Also some copies of letters from others, and from Wallich. At the back are copies of some proclamations issued by Sir T.S.Raffles re. legislation in Singapore.

Dates: 1819-1823
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Java Proclamation

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7387
Dates: 1811
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Java, volume 1, 1809-1812

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7374
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters and proclamations in Batavian newspapers and journals, such as the 'Java Government Gazette'.

Dates: 1809-1812
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letters, 1815-1825 approx.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7385
Scope and Contents

Typed transcripts of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles' letters to various correspondents, including his uncle William Raffles, his cousin Revd.Thomas Raffles and his mother, Anne Raffles. For originals of a few of these letters, see Add.7386.

Dates: 1815-1825 approx.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letters, volume 1, 1815-1825 approx.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7375
Scope and Contents

Typed copies of letters compiled by C.A. Wurtzburg whilst researching 'Raffles of the Eastern Isles'. This volume comprises typed copies of Raffles's letters on 1) Gillespie's charges, 2) Papers found at Government House Singapore, 3) Description of Visit to St.Helena, 4) Copies of Raffles's letters in the possession of C.E.W.

Includes typed copies of letters to Thomas Macquoid, see originals in Add 7386

Dates: 1815-1825 approx.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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London, 1809-1820 approx

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7366-7368
Scope and Contents

'Extracts from Records in the India Office Library'

Dates: 1809-1820 approx
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1861-1930s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7384
Scope and Contents

Letters sent to C.E Wurtzburg about Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles during the course of his research. List of correspondents at front of volume.

Dates: 1861-1930s
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Miscellaneous papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7377-7383
Scope and Contents

Bound volumes containing transcripts of records from various places, copies of articles and some original letters, all compiled by C.E.Wurzburg during the course of his research.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Notes on Raffles' 'The History of Java'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 28/2
Scope and Contents

'Japan Trade. Sir T.S. Raffles': undated notes in Parkes' hand taken from Thomas Raffles, 'The History of Java' (2 vols; London, 1817), vol. 2, Appendix B, 'Japan Trade', pp. xv-xxxii.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
 Fonds

Sir T. S. Raffles: original letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7386
Scope and Contents

Letters written by Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, mainly to Thomas MacQuoid of Cheltenham but previously of Batavia (Dutch East Indies), now Jakarta, Indonesia.

There are typed copies of some of these letters in Add 7375

Dates: 1806-1825 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Straits (Straits Settlements, Singapore), 1805-1825

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7360-7365
Scope and Contents

Mostly copies of documents and correspondence from the' Government Records in the Raffles Museum, Singapore'.

Dates: 1805-1825
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 1

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7353
Scope and Contents

Contains Bibliography relating to volumes 1-5 of 'Extracts from Books', and Index of works consulted in Vol 1.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 1, 1816-1821

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7360
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Mostly copies of documents and correspondence from the' Government Records in the Raffles Museum, Singapore'.

Dates: 1816-1821
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 1

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7369
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Transcriptions of Dutch records, from various offices and archives, translated into English, some French.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 1, 1814-1823 approx.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7377
Scope and Contents

Contains transcripts of records from the India Office, Wallich Collection in Botanic Gardens, Calcutta, N.E.I records and miscellaneous from Singapore and Malaysia.

Dates: 1814-1823 approx.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 2

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7354
Scope and Contents

Contains list of Contents at front, mostly relating to early history of Prince of Wales Island (now Penang) and India.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 2

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7370
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Transcriptions of Dutch records, from various offices and archives, translated into English, some French.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 2, 1819-1940 approx.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7378
Scope and Contents

Extracts from articles, including Hansard 1819, and letters from 1930s in response to C.E.Wurtzburg's research enquiries.

Dates: 1819-1940 approx.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Volume 2, 1820-1821

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7361
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Mostly copies of documents and correspondence from the' Government Records in the Raffles Museum, Singapore'.

Dates: 1820-1821
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 3, 1822-1826

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7362
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Mostly copies of documents and correspondence from the' Government Records in the Raffles Museum, Singapore'.

Dates: 1822-1826
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 3

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7371
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Transcriptions of Dutch records, from various offices and archives, translated into English, some French.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Volume 3

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7379
Scope and Contents

Extracts from 'Hakayit Abdulla' translated by J.T.Thomson; and extracts from 'Occidental Therapeutics in the N.E.I during three centuries of Netherlands Settlement - 1600-1900' by Dr.D.Schoute

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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