[RAS Maxwell Malay 047] Book of laws

186 p.
22.5 x 16 cm

A book of laws, containing property law, Undang-undang laut, Undang-undang Minang-kibau, constitutional law, Risalat Hukum Kanun, criminal law, etc. Beside the date a pencilled note ‘copied for me by Nurdin from Nakhodah Salom’s MS’. At the front the signature of W.E. Maxwell, Larut, 22 Aug. AD 1882. European paper: ‘AG’. Maxwell bequest, 1898. See M.C. Ricklefs and P. Voorhoeve, Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain (1977), p. 147. Digitization sponsored by the National Archives of Malaysia.