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Joseph Conrad - Merchant Navy - British Voyages - Master
... was Frederick Havelock Brooksbank, son-in-law of the then well-known merchant and sailor William Lingard, prototype of Tom Lingard in Almayer's Folly (1895 ... Conrad never met William Lingard but heard much about him, mainly from Lingard's nephews, James and Joshua Lingard ... and a Eurasian Dutchman, Charles William Olmeijer (or Ohlmeijer), who had lived there for seventeen years ...

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