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Throughout, he regarded himself as a crusading, social-reforming editor. His paper was also self-reflective, constantly weighing up its role and significance in society. 38 After Fairbairn’s death, the Commercial Advertiser continued to be published until 1869. But his example continued to be influential. F. S. Watermeyer, who married Fairbairn’s daughter, founded the Cape The Creation of a Free Press at the Cape 33 of Good Hope Observer in 1849, at least partly influenced by the Fairbairn model.
Moreover, the number of printing presses in India had been growing to what the Company found an alarming degree. 2 These gags were maintained for twenty years after the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a period marked by many struggles to establish civil freedoms, including that of the press. Two Scots, Dr Charles Maclean, surgeon and Aberdeen graduate, and a minister, Rev. 3 Press freedoms were not fully restored until the governor-generalship of Charles Metcalfe, acting on the advice of T. B. Macaulay.
21 The numbers of pupils duly declined. 22 Somerset ordered that Greig’s press should be sealed, but the Fiscal and his officers failed to seal the type. Greig proceeded to bring out a remarkable pamphlet, produced on wetted paper with mallet and planer, without the help of the press. 23 Somerset next ordered the confiscation of Greig’s press and his type, enraging Philip who considered it to be the property of the LMS. Greig himself was banished from the colony. This must have been galling for him since he had originally been disposed to be much more cautious about opposing the Government.