Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits of Malacca: Viz. Pinang, Malacca, and Singapore, with a History of the Malayan States on the Peninsula of Malacca, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray, 1839 - Federated Malay States
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Page 255 - If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die : then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten ; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
Page 264 - If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay double.
Page 462 - ... and the type of security that will be furnished. The following statement must be incorporated in the letter of application: This bank agrees that if designated a depositary, it will comply with the regulations of the Department of the Interior governing the deposit of Indian funds in banks and with such instructions as may from time to time be issued by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.
Page 265 - For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.
Page 233 - God hath forbidden you to slay, unless for a just cause; and whosoever shall be slain unjustly, we have given his heir power to demand satisfaction; but let him not exceed the bounds of moderation in putting to death the murderer in too cruel a manner, or by revenging his friend's blood on any other than the person who killed him; since he is assisted by this law.
Page 249 - The family which has omitted prescribed acts of religion; that which has produced no male children; that, in which the Veda has not been read; that, which has thick hair on the body; and those, which have been subject to hemorrhoids, to phthisis, to dyspepsia, to epilepsy, to leprosy, and to elephantiasis.
Page 446 - The Siamese desiring to go to an English country, or the English desiring to go to a Siamese country, must conform to the customs of the place or country on either side ; should they be ignorant of the customs the Siamese or English officers must explain them. Siamese subjects who visit an English country must conduct themselves according to the established laws of the English country in every particular.
Page 289 - But as to those who accuse women of reputation of whoredom and produce not four witnesses of the fact, scourge them with fourscore stripes and receive not their testimony forever, for such are infamous prevaricators, excepting those who shall afterwards repent and amend, for unto such will God be gracious and merciful.
Page 66 - Siam shall not go and obstruct or interrupt commerce in the states of Tringano and Calantan. English merchants and subjects shall have trade and intercourse in future with the same facility and freedom as they have heretofore had, and the English shall not go and molest, attack, or disturb those states upon any pretence whatever.
Page 279 - And such of you as shall die and leave wives, ought to bequeath their wives a year's maintenance, without putting them out of their houses : but if they go out voluntarily, it shall be no crime in you, for that which they shall do with themselves, according to what shall be reasonable ; God is mighty and wise.

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