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HUMANITARIAN, PROTECTOR OF IMMIGRANTS A humane, enlightened, high-principled man who from 1858 to 1880 worked in Guyana and, for a great part of that time, was Immigration Agent General. He saw himself as Protector of the Immigrants. Against criticism and calumny, both from his superiors and his equals, he fought to rectify the wrongs and secure the rights of the indentured immigrants to make laws more equable and the planters less arbitrary. The Indians loved him and affectionately called him “Papa Crosby” and his office “The Crosby”. His successors were all known as “Crosbys”. Although the Colonial Office often regarded him as a bungling nuisance, he practiced what they preached: imperial protection for the underdog.
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