Journal of Thomas Beighton, Penang, 1819

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Extracts from the journal of Thomas Beighton at Pulau Penang or Prince of Wales Island [Pinang]. Refers to setting up a Malay School, including a description of the school rules and the lack of knowledge of the scriptures of the local Malay people. Refers to the arrival of John Ince from Malacca. Comments on the cholera epedemic raging during November. Describes in detail the Prince of Wales Island Free School. Refers to the need for books. The journal extracts cover the period July to December 1819.

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