Planks .. .. .. Duty, 1 bundle out of 10.
Dammer .. .. Do. 3 per cent.
From Tapoos, Bahroos, and Singkel.
Gold, which is also at Annalaboo.
Relative to ships hoisting the English flag, and having an English captain, bringing merchandize to Acheen, the duties thereon are 6^ per cent., except on opium, cotton, and tobacco. On the first, the duty is 40 dollars a chest; the second, dollar a bundle; the third, 6 dollars a behar.
If a Chooliah, Arab, Malabar, Chundradewa, or Surat vessel, the duty is 8| per cent.; if kumbal mas (a sort of fish from the Maldives) constitutes the cargo, the duty is 6 dollars per chest.
If the ships of Chooliah nakodas trade, not having their nakodas, and c. living on shore, as is the general custom with them, the duties are no more than on Europeans.
(Signed) Johok-ul-Alum Shah.
Translation of the Will of Johor Alum Shah, the King of
(After a lengthened exordium in praise of the Almighty, and the Prophet, his ancestors, and c., he proceeds)a
I hereby appoint my son, Sultan Abdul Mahomed, in my stead; but while I am alive, I shall continue to exercise the functions of royalty. When by the will of the Almighty I die, he shall be the king, and execute the duties attached to the high trust. Should he die, his sister, the Princess