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date: 28 February 2021

Orme, Robertlocked

(1728–1801)
  • SinhaRaja Tammita-Delgoda

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Orme, Robert (1728–1801), historian of India and East India Company servant, was born on 25 December 1728 at Anjengo in Travancore, India. One of four children, he was the second son of Alexander Orme (d. 1736), chief of the settlement at Anjengo...

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