I g ten days in the jungle.
gradually even the most disaffected coming to terms.
This was in 1875 an^ 1876. The Sultan was deposed, and sent as prisoner to the Seychelles. A regent was appointed ; he was the uncle of the prince who was ruling at the time of Mr. Birch's murder.
Sir Hugh Low was appointed Resident, and under his most wise administration justice and prosperity were soon brought forth from this chaotic jungle.
Penang, Dec. 20, 1883.
Thursday morning we left Penang at 7.15, en route for the jungle. We drove to the jetty, where we met Mr. S., an intelligent young Englishman, who, early in the year, is to open a sugar estate in Lamut. He had been a fellow-passenger of ours for two weeks, so that we were already friends.
We were rowed off to the steam-launch " Shanghai " in a sampan, and found comfortable, long chairs for the six hours' steam downWe were rowed off to the steam-launch " Shanghai " in a sampan, and found comfortable, long chairs for the six hours' steam down