Found in 153 Collections and/or Records:
Credentials of Henry Burney as Political Agent to the Siamese States, signed by Robert Fullerton, Governor of Prince of Wales Island, 1825-01-12
Kradat phlao, 387 x 360 mm.
Reply to an overture by Burney seeking to encourage trade between the two provinces. The Deputy Governor appears reluctant to make a decision in the absence of his superior.
Translation of the section on Siam in vol. 3 of 'Oud en Nieuw Ost-Indien' (1724-26) by François Valentijn. 114 pages.
3 large sheets of paper with tables. See also RCMS 65/9/16.
A diary of Le Sueur's experiences in South-East Asia, October 1998-April 1999, 270 pages, including 48 pages of photographs and 4 pages of maps. The areas covered are, in order, Thailand; Laos; Northern Vietnam; South Vietnam; Cambodia; Luzon, Palawan, Central Archipaelago and Mindanao (Philippines); Sabah (Malaysia); Brunei; Sarawak (Malaysia); Western Malaysia; Bangkok.
298 x 343 mm. A local map of a very restricted area, drawn by a Thai for Burney (?). None of the place-names on it are immediately recognisable.
267 x 218 mm. View looking towards the entrance of the temple whose doors are flanked by massive guardian statues.
Extract from a letter from the Government of Prince of Wales Island to the Governor General in Council, regarding British interest in the Siamese States, 1825-01-18
Extract from the 'Bengal Harkaru', 30 May 1827, relating to the rights of Siam in Queda, accompanied by a letter from G. Swinton asking whether the article was written by Burney, 1827-11-23
8 pages. A copy of the 'Bengal Harkaru', 30 May 1827, is also included.
The letter concerns boundaries: Burney argues that the Salween was never a boundary between Burma, Siam and Zimmay; that river boundaries are a European concept; and that both Burmese and Thais are used to crossing the river for raids.
86 x 65 mm.
290 x 234 mm. View looking up the hillside towards the spire and part of the temple at the summit of Wat Chang or the ‘Golden Mountain’. The buildings are approached by a wide road that winds around the hill.
Kradat phlao, ca 310 x 255 mm. (Left margin defective).
Letter to Burney suggesting the encouragement of trade between Tavoy and Takuathung.
60 x 83 mm.
The collection includes letters, postcards, photographs, art work, maps and books.
Instructions, memorandum and reports relating to Burney's appointment as Political Agent to the Siamese States, 1825
Includes material from the Governor of Prince of Wales Island and the Resident at Singapore. 8 items.
The diary covers the period from Feb. to Apr. 1942 when Noble was interned in Changi. Appended is the transcript of a letter to the Commanding Officer of the POW Camp, Chunkai, Thailand, from Nov. 1942, concerning officers being required to do manual labour (13 pages).
Kradat phlao, 332 x 278 mm.
A letter from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs to the governor of the province controlling navigation to and from Bangkok. It directs him to allow 'the ship which had come with Captain Burney' (probably the brig ‘Guardian’) to clear the customs station at Samut Prakan. Burney had sent the brig to Penang for supplies and mail in February and it returned in May.