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Caunter, John Hobartlocked

  • H. C. G. Matthew


Caunter, John Hobart (1792–1851), writer, born at Dittisham, Devon, was the second son of George Caunter, governor of Penang, and his wife, Harriett Georgina, née Hutchings. He went to India about 1810 as a cadet with the 34th foot, but was soon disgusted with his situation and, 'having discovered, much to his disappointment, nothing on the continent of ...

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