SIR JAMES BROOKE, K.O.B. 219
reside not a hundred miles from Greenwich, and g0 da% per steamer to the Temple.
I must now give you a brief recapitulation of my pro-eeedings, in case my former letter miscarry.
1st. I have keeil to 230rne0j reconciled all the chiefs j^d Muda Hassim, and gained the sultan s signature ^y title. In consequence of this, Muda Hassim ^ return to Borneo shortly.
2nd. I have become good friends with my next **eighbour, and extracted from him a promise not to receive or encourage any Lanoon pirates.
3rd. The Serebas Dyaks, after one licking, when we ^ught them, red handed, have taken such alarm, that ey have not for the last four months been to sea, and e trading natives are now passing from river to river *i0l3g the coast without apprehension or danger. Not Ane town or village has been attacked this season, whereas eatery other year they were constantly slaughtered wholesale. As yet, I have no communication **tl these Dyaks, but I understand they desire it. It 0I% proves that, by a high tone, and at the same time, j*CtlVe cruising, and a little thrashing, how much may e done. Six large Saluk proas came on the coast, did not stay long enough to enable me to attack ; they all know that English are here, and the fanje of our prowess and power, far exceds the reality.
have constantly a steamer and man-of-war at command, in nubibus, and these ideal vessels answer the Purpose for the present. The Sakarrans, are quite
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