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 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray, 1839 - Malays (Asian people) - 1003 pages
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Page 16 - It is agreed that Orders shall be given by the Two Governments to Their Officers and Agents in the East, not to form any new Settlement on any of the Islands in the Eastern Seas, without previous Authority from their respective Governments in Europe.
Page 471 - Government not require such fire-arms, shot, or gunpowder, the merchants must re-export the whole of them. With exception to such warlike stores, and paddy and rice, merchants subjects of the English, and merchants at Bangkok, may buy and sell without the intervention of any other person, and with freedom and facility.
Page 15 - Majesty engages for himself and his subjects, never to form any establishment on any part of the Peninsula of Malacca, or to conclude any Treaty with any native Prince, Chief, or State...
Page 450 - George Canning, a Member of His said Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, a Member of Parliament, and His said Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs ; and the Right...
Page 467 - 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 451 - ... no Treaty hereafter made by either with any native power in the Eastern Seas shall contain any Article tending, either expressly or by the imposition of unequal duties, to exclude the trade of the other party from the ports of such native power ; and that if, in any Treaty now existing on either part, any Article to that effect has been admitted, such Article shall be abrogated upon the conclusion of the present Treaty.
Page 462 - English, must send a letter, with some men and people from his frontier posts, to go and enquire from the nearest Siamese Chief, who shall depute some of his officers and people from his frontier posts, to go with the men belonging to the English Chief, and point out and settle the mutual boundaries, so that they may be ascertained on both sides in a friendly...
Page 464 - III. merchandise, and the Siamese will aid and protect them, and permit them to buy and sell with facility. Merchants, subject to the Siamese, and their boats, junks, and ships, may have intercourse and trade with any English country, and the English will aid and protect them, and permit them to buy and sell with facility. The Siamese desiring to go to an English country, or the English desiring to go to a...
Page 477 - His Majesty the Sovereign and Magnificent King, in the City of Sia-Yuthia, has appointed the Chow Phya Praklang, one of the first Ministers of State, to treat with Edmund Roberts, Minister of the United States of America, who has been sent by the Government thereof, on its behalf, to form a treaty of sincere friendship and entire good faith between the two nations. For this purpose the Siamese, and the Citizens of the United States of America shall, with sincerity, hold commercial intercourse, in...
Page 477 - Pi-marng-chat-tava-sk, (or the year of the Dragon,) corresponding to the twentieth day of March, in the year of our Lord 1833. One original is written in Siamese, the other in English ; but as the Siamese are ignorant of English, and the Americans of Siamese, a Portuguese and a Chinese translation are annexed, to serve as testimony to the contents of the treaty. The writing is of the same tenor and date in all the languages aforesaid...