AND COCHIN CHINA.
Front of the main Building of the King of Siama s Palace.
Communication of our Arrival made to the Court of Siam.a Entertainment given to the Mission.a Negotiation for proceeding to the Capital.a Ship ascends the River, appearance of its Banks.a Arrival at Bang-kok, appearance of the place.a Delivery of the Governor-generala s Letter.a Visit to the Prah-klang, or Foreign Minister.a Delivery of the presents for the King.a The Mission lands. a Description of its Residence.a Visit to the Prince Krom-chiat, now King of Siam.a Arrangement of the Ceremonial for our Presentation to the King.a Second Visit to the Foreign Minister.a The Mission presented to the King.a Description of the Ceremony.a Inspection of the White Elephants, and c.a The Mission receives a visit, and is entertained by the Foreign Minister.
/ March 24.a As soon as we had come to an anchor, we prepared a letter the Prah-klang,* or minister who conducts the affairs of strangers.
* Literally, Lord or Master of the Warehouses.