Captain Coombs gives a hasty sketch of the exports, viz.
100,000 laxsas, or 125,000 piculs, of betel-nut, at 1| dollar per laxsa.
14)0,000 piculs of pepper.
3.000 a benjamin.
30 a camphor.
1.000 a Kayu sappan.
1.500 ,, Kayu salloch.
Gold dust to the amount of a hundred thousand dollars.
Rattans to the value of fifteen thousand dollars.
1.500 coyans of rice.
700 ditto of paddy;
and numerous other articles of considerable value.
The produce of the territory of Acheen, and the ports on the several coasts, including Langkat, Delli, and c., on the east coast, was estimated, in the year 1826, to bea
Pepper of the S.W. coast
Ditto of the N.E. coast .. .. .. 'i Ditto of the East coast .. .. .. /
Betel-nut, Pedir coast Camphor Benjamin
Gold dust from all the places mentioned Rattans, any quantity, say yearly
also ivory, dammar, pulses of several sorts, silk and cotton cloths, sago, ejoo rope, dragona s blood, gambier, ghee, oil? wax, timber, and a variety of other articles, of which it would be vain to attempt an estimate of the quantity procurable if a greater demand existed.
The principal trade of Pinang is drawn from the northern part of the island of Sumatra, chiefly though not entirely the east side of it. Pepper is exported from Delli, Langkat, and the ports on the north-east coast as far as Acheen, to the extent of 700 tons annually. Betel-nut may be procured