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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
Raffles, Thomas Stamford
Sir, an English philanthropist, born July 5,1781, was British governor of the island of Java from 1811 to 1816, and, after a visit home, returned to the East as resident at Bencoolen.in Sumatra, and was instrumental in founding a college for tlhe promotion of Anglo-Chinese literature. He died in England, July 4, 1826. He published a History of Java.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Raffles, Thomas Stamford'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/r/raffles-thomas-stamford.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.