Reference Entry

Blake, Charles Henry (1794–1872), property speculator

F. H. W. Sheppard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Blake, Charles Henry (1794–1872), property speculator, was born in Calcutta, the son of Benjamin Blake, a sea captain who had been plying the route to India since 1775. Soon after 1794 his father left the sea and became an indigo planter in Bengal...

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Subjects: Banking ; Business and Management

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