Journal of an embassy from the Governor-General of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China ; exhibiting a view of the actual state of those Kingdoms



Digitised Book 100.26.176.111 (0)

1828

Journal of an embassy from the Governor-General of India to the courts of Siam and Cochin China ; exhibiting a view of the actual state of those Kingdoms

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This publication provides an account of John Crawfurd's successful missions to the courts of Siam and Cochin China. The account also includes descriptions of places Crawfurd passed through on his journey to Siam and Cochin China, which includes the Malay Peninsula and Singapore.

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Additional Details

Creators
Crawfurd, John, 1783-1868
Subject
Malay Peninsula--Description and travel
Thailand--Description and travel
Vietnam, Southern--Description and travel
Singapore--Description and travel
Publisher
National Library Board Singapore, 1828
Printed by S. and R. Bentley, 1828
Digital Description
application/pdf, ill., plates, maps, plans
Table of Contents
ch. I. Nature of the mission ... -- ch. II. Departure from Penang ... -- ch. III. Departure from Singapore ... -- ch. IV. Communication of our arrival made to the court of Singapore ... -- ch. V. Mission visited by the Portuguese Consul ... -- ch. VI. Negotiation put off, owing to his Majesty's changing his residence ... -- ch. VII. Obstacles to European trade in Siam ... -- ch. VIII. Departure from the Sichang Islands ... -- ch. IX. Voyage along the coast of Cochin China ... -- ch. X. Visit from the Intendant of the Port ... -- ch. XI. Departure from Hue ... -- ch. XII. Physical form ... -- ch. XIII. Buddhist religion ; its doctrines and precepts ... -- ch. XIV. Siamese history ... -- ch. XV. Geography ... -- ch. XVI. Geography of Cochin China ... -- ch. XVII. Personal appearance of the Cochin Chinese ... -- ch. XVIII. Cochin Chinese history ... -- ch. XIX. Island of Singapore ... -- Appendix.
Copyright
Digitised images, All rights reserved, National Library Board Singapore, 2020