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date: 15 October 2019

Harington, John Herbertlocked

(1764/5–1828)
  • Katherine Prior

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Harington, John Herbert (1764/5–1828), administrator in India and Persian scholar, obtained a writership in the East India Company's service in Bengal in 1780 and in 1781 was made assistant in the revenue department. By 1783 he had mastered Persian sufficiently to be appointed Persian translator to the ...

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