Hai San Secret Society

Hai San Secret Society

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Hai San Society which had its origins in Southern China was a Penang-based Chinese secret society established around 1820 and in 1825 led by Low, Ah Chong and Hoh Akow (also spelt Ho Ah Kow or Hok Ah Keow), its titular head. At that time the society's headquarters was located at Beach Street . Secret societies existed well before the establishment of the Hai San Society and their existence in Penang can be traced back to the founding of Penang (1799). Thomas John Newbold (1807-1850), an officer in the 23 Regiment, Madras Light Infantry, in Malacca (1832-1835). Bolton et al. making use of, among other things, an 1829 account by I. Pattullo, then Superintendent of Police and later Government Secretary, Notes on the Chinese of Pinang, Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia, Singapore VIII (1854 and expanded in 1879) by J. D. Vaughan a Superintendent of Police at Penang, a Police Magistrate and Assistant Resident at Singapore and a Grandmaster of the Freemasons (1878 and 1879), and the Rule 11 (Appendix II) in the Rules of the Kian Tek (Toh Peh Kong) society dated 30 December 1844, suggest that the Hai San society started out mostly Cantonese and pro-Ghee Hin but by ar
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135815482
  • 9786135815481