THE TOWNS IN JAVA, ETC. 890
14. Lists of Civil Servants at Penang in 1805.
Philip Dundas (Government House) (rent $
$4,000 . .............32,000
John Hope Oliphant (second in Council) . 18,000
Alexander Gray (third in Council) . . 18,000
Colonel Norman Macalister (4th in Council) . 18,000
Rev. Atwill Lake (chaplain) . . . 6,400
Henry Shepherd Pearson (secretary) . . 8,000
Thomas Stamford Raffles (assistant secretary) 6,000
James Phillip Hobson (accountant) . . 8,000 William Robinson (assistant : accompanied
Raffles to Java) ..... 6,000
Quinton Dick Thomson (warehouse keeper) . 6,000 W. E. Phillips (collector of customs and
John Erskine (assistant to the superintendent) 6,000
W. William Dick (surgeon) .... 10,720
Henry Waring (assistant surgeon) . . 3,000
James Derrot (assistant surgeon) . . 3,000
Nine writers at :a ..... 1,440 Arthur Tegart, William Bennet, John Curson Lawrence, Robert Ibbetson, John Thomas le Mesurier Sherwood, William Clubley, John Lyon Phipps, John McAlister, Alexander Ballantyne Dick.
Thomas Cullum (schoolmaster) . . . 900
15. List of some of the Merchants at Penang, 1806.
W. E. Phillips. James Carnegy.
James Scott. George Seton.
J. P. Hobson. John Scott.
16. Coinage of Poelo Pinang, or Penang.
Very soon after the occupation of Penang by the English, special money was coined in Bengal in silver and copper for the island. In a letter from Captain Light dated the 20th June, 1788, to the Governor-General of Bengal a report was made of the arrival of the silver money for Poelo Pinang, and Light remarks at the same time that silver money of from ten dollars to one is the most practical.
It is not certain when the first copper was sent to Penang, but it was somewhere about the same date as the silver. The firstIt is not certain when the first copper was sent to Penang, but it was somewhere about the same date as the silver. The first