The Expedition To Borneo Of H.m.s. Dido For The Suppression Of Piracy (volume 2); With Extracts…

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bySir Henry Keppel

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter vi. Later portion of Mr. Brooke's Journal. Departure of Captain Keppel, and arrival of Sir E. Belcher. Mr. Brooke proceeds with Muda Hassim, in the Samarang, to Borneo. Labuan examined. Returns to Sarawak. Visit of Lingire, a Sarebus chief. The Dyaks of Tumma and Bandar Cassim. Meets an assembly of Malays and Dyaks. Arrival of Lingi, as a deputation from the Sakarran chiefs. The Malay character. Excursion up the country. Miserable effects of excess in opium-smoking. Picturesque situation of the Sow village of Ra-at. Nawang. Feast at Ra-at. Returns home. Conferences with Dyak chiefs. The return to England of Captain Bethune, C.B., bringing with him a further portion of Mr. Brooke's Journal to my charge, enables me to afford my readers some interesting details relative to the important events that have occurred in Borneo subsequent to my departure from Sarawak. "January, 1845 The departure of the Dido left me sad and lonely, for Captain Keppel had been really my companion and friend; and he so thoroughly entered into my views for the suppression of piracy, and made them his own, that I may not expect any successor to act with the same vigour and the same decision. Gallant Didos! I would ask no further aid or protection than I received from you. Sir Edward Belcher, with the Phlegethon in company, arrived not long after the Dido's departure, and conveyed the Rajah Muda Hassim and his train to Borneo Proper. H.M.S. Samarang and Phlegethon visited and examined Labuan, and proceeded thence to Ambun. Ambun is a miserable village; and it at once gave the lie to the report of a European female being there in captivity, for no poor Orang Kaya could retain such a prize. The inhabitants of Ambun are Badjows; and the country people or Dyaks of the interior are called ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1847. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter vi. Later portion of Mr. Brooke's Journal. Departure of Captain Keppel, and arrival of Sir E. Belcher. Mr. Brooke proceeds wi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217384846

ISBN - 13:9780217384841

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