On the Trade to China, and the Indian Archipelago; with Observations on the Insecurity of the British Interests in that Quarter by Charles Assey

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles established a British East India Company trading factory in Singapore in 1819. Charles Assey was Raffles’ private secretary during his term as Lieutenant-Governor of Java from 1811 to 1816. Written by Assey, this book proposes a British trading station in the Riau archipelago.