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Principal C. GRANT ROBERTSON, ' Empire Builders-IV; Stamford Raffles.' S.B. from Birmingham


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QTAMFORD RAFFLES (1781-1826), the fourth of the half-dozen ' Empire-Builders ' of whom Principal Grant Robertson will talk, was one of the first of a distinguished line of British administrators who have gone out to the East not merely as rulers, but as enthusiastic students of the countries over which they ruled. Raffles is justly famed as the man who secured Singapore for England, but in addition, he was an expert on the history and philology of the East Indies, the author of a valuable ' History of Sava,' and the founder and first President of the Zoological Society.


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