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Miscellaneous Papers. Relating to Indo-China (Reprinted for the straits branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (From Dalrymples“Oriental Repertory” and the “Asiatic Researches” and “Journal” of the Asiatic Society of Bengal)

1886

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The Aborigines of Central India.—Comparative Vocabulary of the Aboriginal Languages of Central India—Aboriginal' of the Eastern Ghats.—Vocablary of some of the Dialects of the Hill and Wandering Tribes in the Northern Stream. [...] "This book is by far the best fitted in the present state of knowledge to enable the general reader to gain a fair and unbiassed conception of the multifarious contents of the wonderful miscellany which can only be truly understood—so Jewish pride assorts—by the life-long devotion of scholars of the Chosen reople."—/equirer. [...] The poem abounds with imagery of Eastern luxuriousness and sensuousness; the air seems laden with the spicy odours of the tropics and the verse has a richness and a melody sufficient to captivate the senses of the dullest."—kg«ndard. [...] The author has at the request of the publishers considerably enlarged the work for the translator and has added the literature of the subject go date ; the translation may therefore be looked upon as an equivalent of a new and improved edition of the original. [...] In the preface he states that the system of Kapila is the earliest attempt on record to give an answer from reason alone to the mysterious questions which arise in every thoughtful mind about the origin of the world the nature and relations of man and his future destiny ' and in his learned and able notes he exhibits the connection of the Sankhya system with the philsophy of Spinoza ' and '

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Frontmatter i-xii R. Rost

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I. Some Account of Quedah 1-4 R. Rost

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II. Report Made to the Chief and Council of Balambangan By Lieut. James Barton Of His Several Surveys 4-20 James Barton

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III. Substance of a Letter to the Court of Directors 20-26 R. Rost

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IV. Formation of the Establishment on Poolo Peenang 26-37 R. Rost

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V. The Gold of Limong 38-40 Macdonald

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VI. On Three Natural Productions of Sumatra 40-50 John Macdonald

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VII. On the Traces of the Hindu Language and Literature Extant Amongst the Malays 50-55 William Marsden

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VIII. Some Account of the Elastic Gum Vine of Prince-Wales Island and of Experiments Made on the Milky Juice Which It Produces: With Hints Respecting the Useful Purposes to Which It May Be Applied 55-60 James Howison

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IX. A Botanical Description of Urceola Elastica Or Caoutchouc Vine of Sumatra and Pulo-Pinang; with an Account of the Properties of Its Inspissated Juice Compared with Those of the American Caoutchouc 61-66 William Roxburgh

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X. An Account of the Inhabitants of the Poggy Or Nassau Islands Lying off Sumatra 66-76 John Crisp

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XI. Remarks on the Species of Pepper Which are Found on Prince-Wales Island 76-83 William Hunter

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XII. On the Languages and Literature of the Indo-Chinese Nations 84-171 J. Leyden

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XIII. Some Account of an Orang Outang of Remarkable Height Found on the Island of Sumatra; Together with a Description of Certain Remains of This Animal Presented to the Asiatic Society by Capt. Corn-Foot And at Present Contained in Its Museum 172-178 Clarke Abel

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XIV. Observations on the Geological Ap-Pearances and General Features of Portions of the Malayan Peninsula and of the Countries Lying Betwixt It and I8 North Latitude 179-201 James Low

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XV. Short Sketch of the Geology of Pulo Pinang and the Neighbouring Islands 201-215 T. Ward

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XVI. Climate of Singapore 215-i R. Rost

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XVII. Inscription on the Jetty at Singapore 219-220 W. Bland

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XVIII. Extract of a Letter from Col. J. Low 221-222 R. Rost

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XIX. Inscription at Singapore 222-223 R. Rost

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XX. An Account of Several Inscriptions Found in Province; Wellesley on the Peninsula of Malacca 223-226 James Low

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XXI. Note on the Inscriptions from Singa-Pore and Province Wellesley. Forwarded by the Hon. Col. Butterworth C.B. and Col. J. Low 227-232 J.W. Laidlay

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XXII. On an Inscription from Keddah 232-ii low

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XXIII. A Notice of the Alphabets of the Philippine Islands 235-235 R. Rost

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XXIV. Succinct Review of the Observations of the Tides in the Indian Archi-Pelago 236-250 R. Rost

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XXV. Report on the Tin of the Province or Mergui 251-256 G.B. Tremenheere

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XXVI. Report on the Manganese of the Mergui Province 257-258 G.B. Tremenheere

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XXVII. Paragraphs to be Added to Capt. G. B. Tremenheere’s Report on the Tin of Mergui 258-259 R. Rost

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XXVIII. Second Report on the Tin of Mergui 260-271 G.B. Tremenheere

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XXIX. Analysis of Iron Ores from Tavoy and Mergui and of Limestone from Mergui 272-275 A. Ure

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XXX. Report of a Visit to the Pakchan River and of Some Tin Localities in the Southern Portion of the Tenas-serim Provinces 275-284 G.B. Tremenheere

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XXXI. Report on a Route from the Mouth of the Pakchan to Krau and Thence Across the Isthmus of Krau to the Gulf of Siam 285-297 Alexander Fraser, J.G. Forlong

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XXXII. Report; &C. from Capt. G.B. Tremenheere Executive Engineer Tenasserim Division to the Officer in Charge of the Office of Superintending Engi-neer South-Eastern Provinces 298-301 G.B. Tremenheere

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XXXIII. Remarks on the Different Species of Orang-Utan 301-309 E. Blyth

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XXXIV. Further Remarks on the Different Species of Orang-Utan 309-318 Edward Blyth

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366
SARF Document ID
sarf.143845

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