Memoirs of a Malayan Family

Memoirs of a Malayan Family

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ..."Dwell here, my brethren, along with me. Do "not feel any apprehension about the French, nor "uneasiness on account of this place being within the "jurisdiction of the Dutch Company, for as soon as "tranquillity shall be restored at Bencoolen, if it be "then your inclination to return to Croee, you may "freely do it." Five months after the departure of the French from Bencoolen, according to the intelligence received, a praw sent from Bantam by the sultan and the The object of this dispatch by the way of Batavia, was probably to order an insurance to be effected in England on property at Fort Marlborough; which eventually gave occasion to a celebrated trial in the Court of King's Bench, before Lord Mansfield; payment, after the capture, being resisted, on the ground of the indemnity afforded by the insurance having weakened the exertions to defend the place; for which there was but too much colour. The decision, however, went against the Underwriters. Vid. Carter and Boehm, 3d Burrow, 1905, and 1st Blaekstone, 593. t Bencoolen (Fort Marlborough) was captured by a French squadron, under the Comte d'Estaing, in the month of April, 1760, and evacuated in the course of the year. A clue is thus afforded to all the dates of preceding and subsequent events. i the governor, touched at Samangka, with orders to Kei Damang to put on board at this place, a person well acquainted with Croee; which being done accordingly, she sailed for that settlement, and having taken in the pepper found there, returned with it to Bantam. Shortly after this transaction the news of the re-establishment of the English Company at Bencoolen became known, and the sultan sent no more vessels to Croee for pepper. About a year after...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819659
  • 9781236819659