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Forster, Henry Pittslocked

(c. 1766–1815)
  • R. S. Simpson


Forster, Henry Pitts (c. 1766–1815), orientalist, entered the Bengal service of the East India Company on 7 August 1783 and was therefore probably born in or about 1766. He held a succession of company posts until 1798: second assistant to the collector of ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)