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admire him more and more, when I reflect on what he has done and contrast him with other politicians.
Ever, and c.,
J ohn C. Templer, Esq.
Brig " Weraff," off Tanjong, Barram, September 12, 1853.
mr dear Jack,
So soon as I could muster my scattered strength, I set sail from Sarawak to Labuan, and after staying there a few days, passed over to Brun. Pangeran A Mumein had been advanced to the nominal sovereignty, and aa, to all intents and purposes, was his prime
ministeraon either side was Pangeran--and the
party of the late Muda Hassim, and Pangeran--,
and the family of the late sultan. I went frankly to work, expressed how sincerely rejoiced I was, at the accession of so good a man as the present sultana offered to support him in every way, and pointed out, that any civil commotion between the above-named factions, must lead to the dissolution of their govern-tent and sovereignty. The clouds cleared off, and it loon appeared, that for three years, my enemies had
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