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423514
  • Title
    Extract from Charles Anthony Johnson Brooke diary, September 1866-July 1868
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  • Call number
    MAV/FM4/3382
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1866-1868
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    423514
  • Physical Description
    1 microfilm reel - positive
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    Sir Charles Brooke, 1829-1917 was born Charles Johnson. He left England in 1852 to serve under his uncle Sir James Brooke, who was Rajah of Sarawak. When Sir James returned to England in 1863, Charles who assumed the name of Brooke, virtually became Acting-Rajah and on Sir James's death in 1868, formally succeeded him. He continued to govern as rajah until his death in 1917
  • Scope and Content
    Typescript copy of extracts from Brooke's diary, transcribed by A. H. Noble
    Entries describe social conditions and customs. Some references to Sir James Brooke
  • Original held by
    Original diary held in private ownership.
  • Description source

    Information upgraded from Manuscripts Leaf Catalogue No. 1 (6-514 C) as part of the eRecords Project, 2010-2011
  • General note

    Available for reference
    Filmed by Photo Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. 1968
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