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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Bowling, Sir John
Linguist and political writer, born at Exeter; friend and disciple of Bentham as well as editor of his works; first editor of Westminster Review; at the instance of the English Government visited the Continental States to report on their commercial relations; became governor of Hong-Kong; ordered the bombardment of Canton, which caused dissatisfaction at home (1792-1872).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bowling, Sir John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/bowling-sir-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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