Emerson Tennent, Sir James (18041869)

Emerson Tennent, Sir James, bred for the bar; was from 1845 to 1852 colonial secretary and lieutenant-governor of Ceylon, and became on his return joint-secretary to the Board of Trade; wrote “Christianity in Ceylon” and “Ceylon: an Account of the Island” (18041869).

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

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