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James Forbes (1749–1819)

Forbes, James. An English writer of memoirs, and Indian civil servant; born in London, 1749; died at Aix-la-Chapelle, Germany, Aug. 1, 1819. He lived almost a generation in the vicinity of Calcutta, where he obtained his material for the ‘Oriental Memoirs’ (1813–15), a narrative of his experiences and impressions.