Translated extracts from letters about Bencoolen, Padang, Menangkabau, Rhiouw, Singapore and Poelo-Penang

The translated letters describe the landscape, inhabitants and economic activities of places in the Netherlands East Indies, namely, Bencoolen, Padang, Menangkabau, Rhiouw, and also Singapore and Penang.

 

Title
Translated extracts from letters about Bencoolen, Padang, Menangkabau, Rhiouw, Singapore and Poelo-Penang
Creator
Nahuys van Burgst, H. G. (Hubert Gerard), 1782-1858
Subject
Indonesia--History
Indonesia--Politics and government
Agriculture--Indonesia
Geographical areas and countries
Malay archipelago
Trade and industry
Places of interest
Publisher
F.B. Hollingerus Pijpers, 1827
Digital Description
application/pdf, 15089 KB, 178 p.
Table of Contents
Preface
Bencoolen, 10th December 1823
The second letter written from the west coast of Sumatra on the 2nd April, 1824
Extract from third letter from the west coast of Sumatra, dated 5th April, 1824
Extract from fourth letter written from the west coast of Sumatra on 14th April, 1824
Translated extract from the fifth letter of the series, dated Penang, 10th June 1824
Sixth letter written from Chinsurah in Bengal, 2nd August, 1824.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2006.

 

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