The expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the suppression of piracy : with extracts from the journal of James Brooke of Sarawak (now agent for the British government in Borneo). Vol. II

The second volume of a revised two volume work, it describes Sir Henry Keppel's encounters and suppression of pirates in Borneo, his observations of the land and people, Malays and various dyak tribes, their charcteristics, daily lives, customs and ceremonies, produce and trade. There are also accounts of meetings and negotiations with the Rajah and Sultan to resolve conflicts. The last third of the book comprises among others, his concluding observations to the 1st edition, postscript to the 2nd edition and 8 appendices, one of which is the Treaty between England and the Netherlands regarding territory and commerce in the East Indies signed on 17 March 1824.

 

Title
The expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the suppression of piracy : with extracts from the journal of James Brooke of Sarawak (now agent for the British government in Borneo). Vol. II
Creator
Keppel, Henry, Sir, 1809-1904
Subject
Borneo--Description and travel
Sarawak--Description and travel
Southeast Asia--Description and travel
Pirates--Borneo
Sarawak--History
Voyages and travels
Piracy
Geographical areas and countries
Customs
Places of interests
National security
Malay archipelago
Places of interest
Publisher
Chapman and Hall, 1846
Contributor
Brooke, James, Sir, 1803-1868
Digital Description
application/pdf, 27766 KB, 422 p. : ill.
Table of Contents
ch. I. Captain Keppel's voyage in the Dido with Mr. Brooke to Sarawak...
ch. II. The Rajah's letter to Captain Keppel, and his reply...
ch. III. Ascent of the river to Paddi...
ch. IV. Captain Keppel sails for China...
ch. V. Seriff Muller's town sacked...
ch. VI. Later portion of Mr Brooke's Journal...
ch. VII. Mr. Brooke's memorandum on the piracy of the Malayan Archipelago...
ch. VIII. Arrival of Captain Bethune and Mr. Wise...
ch. IX. Borneo, its geographical bounds and leading divisions...
ch. X. Proposed British settlement on the north-west coast of Borneo...
Appendix. I-VII.
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2005.

 

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