25 Singapore Companies in 1824“From a report of the Resident in this year, it appears there were twelve European firms in Singapore in the beginning of the year, either agents of, or connected with, good London or Calcutta houses, some with branches in Batavia, and not one that could be called an adventurer. He said that the only land that was of any value was that suited for godowns and dwelling houses, the best nearest the river …” [B05p165-166]
He list the following names:
**On 19 January 1819, the ship Indiana commanded by James Pearl left Penang. [B05p27]
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