Bowling, Sir John (17921872)

Bowling, Sir John, linguist and political writer, born at Exeter; friend and disciple of Bentham as well as editor of his works; first editor of Westminster Review; at the instance of the English Government visited the Continental States to report on their commercial relations; became governor of Hong-Kong; ordered the bombardment of Canton, which caused dissatisfaction at home (17921872).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Bowling, Tom * Bowyer, William
Boustrophe`don
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Bowditch, Nathaniel
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Bowdoin, James
Bowen, Richard
Bower, Walter
Bowles, William Lisle
Bowling, Tom
Bowling, Sir John
Bowyer, William
“Box and Cox,”
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