East India Company, Singapore

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Historical Context Note

Sir Stamford Raffles occupied Singapore Island at the tip of the Malay peninsula and established an East India Company trading post which would develop considerable importance.

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Editors. "East India Company, Singapore". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4555, accessed 01 October 2014.]