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date: 20 October 2019

Blake, Charles Henrylocked

(1794–1872)
  • F. H. W. Sheppard

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Blake, Charles Henry (1794–1872), property speculator, was born in Calcutta, the son of Benjamin Blake, a sea captain who had been plying the route to India since 1775. Soon after 1794 his father left the sea and became an indigo planter in Bengal...

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