NATURAL RELIGION AND FOLK-LORE part iii
The Malays then went on board their vessel and returned to their own country, though only to give their own Raja a glowing description of the beautiful land they had seen. They soon reappeared with a flotilla of prahus, and their leader demanded the land possessed by the Sakai. As this was refused, a battle ensued, in which the Sakai were beaten. They fled to the country where Malaka Pindah now stands; next morning they continued their flight in a northerly direction.
At Dusun Besar the Batin rested on a great stone and took food. To show that the land was his own, he called a medicine-man, and made, deep in the stone, an impression of his foot and also of the bottom of his betel-leaf pulper, both of which may be seen to this day. The Batin had two full - grown sons, called Hang Jebat and Hang Ketuwi (i.e. Kasturi) respectively; these sons were Jenang, or subordinate chiefs, and were in charge (under their father) of the surrounding settlements east and north of Pengkalan Tampoi. At Muar dwelt Batin Alam, a grandson of Batin Iron-claws.
The fugitive Sakai now arrived at the place where Johol now lies, and here a daughter1 was born to Hang Tuah.2
Hang Tuah now wished to make provision for all his children, and as he intended to give the colony of Johol to his daughter by way of inheritance, he left the child in the care of his Penglima and went to what is now Sungei Ujong. On the way, Hang Jebat and Hang Ketuwi quarrelled as to who should
1 Vaughan - Stevens here remarks of the Negri Sembilan. Hang Tuah,
that this Hang Tuah, his daughter, and however, is really the celebrated Malay
his two sons are the a Undang Yang hero mentioned in the Malay Annals. Am pat,a or four great lawgiving chiefs 2 Vaughan-Stevens, ii. 86, 87.his two sons are the a Undang Yang hero mentioned in the Malay Annals. Am pat,a or four great lawgiving chiefs 2 Vaughan-Stevens, ii. 86, 87.