File. Thailand, the Malay States and the British in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

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1) University of Hull examination paper: History of Burma, Malaysia and Thailand, c. 1780 - 1941. Ts., 3 pp.

2) Burma and Siam in the eighteenth century. DK Bassett. Ts., 11 ff.

3) The Thai monarchy and kingdom, before and during the eighteenth century. DKB. Ts., 8 ff.

4) Busakorn Lailert: 'The Ban Phlu Luang dynasty, 1688 - 1767: a study of the Thai monarchy during the closing years of the Ayuthia period'. (Notes and comments by DKB. Ms., 9 ff.)

5) The Chakri dynasty. DKB. Ts., 14 ff., and ms., 14 ff.

6) Malaysian history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. DKB. Ts., 12 ff.

7) British policy on the Malay states, 1772 - 1812. DKB. Ts., 8 ff.

8) Barbara Watson Andaya: 'Perak, the Abode of Grace: a study of an eighteenth century Malay state'. (OUP: Kuala Lumpur, 1979). (Review by DKB. Ts., 6 ff.)

9) As no. 8. Revised edition. Ts., 6 ff.

10) Burney: Kedah, 1771 - 1821. Notes by DKB. Ts., 3 ff.

11) The offer of Penang, 1785. DKB. Ts., 3 ff.

12) Penang's commerce, 1786 - 1819. DKB. Ts., 3 ff.

13) C.D. Cowan: Early Penang. (JMBRAS 23/2, 1950). (Notes by DKB., Ts., 2 ff.)

14) C.E. Wurtzburg: 'Raffles of the Eastern Isles'. (London, 1954). (Notes and comments by DKB. Ts., 16 ff., and ms., 1 f.)

15) C.H. Wake: Raffles and the Rajas. (JMBRAS 48/1, 1975). (Notes by DKB. Ms., 7 ff.)

16) 'Burney papers'. Vol. 1, pp. 557 et.seq.: correspondence from 1822 onwards. (Excerpts. Ts., 18 ff.)

17) A draft chapter for a book. Marked: "Chapter 5: Spice plantations in the British settlements." (i.e. in Malaya, c.1790 - c.1855). DKB. Ts., 57 ff., quarto: (carbon copy): i) Pepper planting in early Penang; ii) Nutmegs and cloves in Penang and Province Wellesley; iii) The nutmeg mania in Singapore; iv) Pepper, nutmegs and cloves in early Malacca; v) Spice cultivation in the Straits Settlements: methods and problems

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