Haynes bill

Material Information

Haynes bill
Added title page title:
Promisory note issued to T. H. Haynes
Badaruddin II, Sultan of Sulu, approximately 1865-1884 ( Author, Primary )
Haynes, T. H. (Thomas Henry)
Place of Publication:
Mayburg, Sooloo
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Asya -- Sultanato ng Sulu -- Myburgh
اسيا -- کسلطانن سولو دار الإسلام -- مايبورغ
Spatial Coverage:
اسيا -- کسلطانن سولو دار الإسلام -- مايبورغ
5.76219 x 118.065538


General Note:
This note, issued to T. H. Haynes and dated 6 March 1884, due 28 June 1884, is written in both Chinese and English. The English portion bears Straits Settlements revenue stamps (Queen Victoria, large format, in 25 cents and 50 cents values). It also bear's the issuer's (?) signature in Jawi script together with his Chinese signent stamp. Pencilled note translates the issuer's name as Basir Ludin, which may be a form of Badaruddin's name
General Note:
Badaruddin II, Sultan of Sulu, reigned from 1881 to 1884 at the age of 19, leaving no male heir. It may have been written by his wife or by the wife of the new Sultan
General Note:
The Sultanate of Sulu (Tagalog: Kesultanan Sulu; Tausūg: Kasultanan sin Sūg, Malay [Jawi script]: کسلطانن سولو دار الإسلام, Malay: Kesultanan Sulu, Arabic: سلطنة سولك‎) was founded in 1407, gaining independence from the Bruneian Empire (Indonesian: Empayar Brunei; Malay [Jawi script]: إمبراطورية بروناي ; also known as the Sultanate of Brunei) in 1578. It relinquished civil authority from 1915 to 1962 to a succession of Western colonial powers including Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. It civil authority was restored in 1962, when the Philippines recognised its existence. In 1986, it was dissolved by the Philippines. Ownership of the territory, in 2019, is disputed by Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
General Note:
PP MS 26/04/03 is labeled T. H. Haynes and Sultan of Sulu, 1884-1885
General Note:
Mayburg is a variant spelling of Myburgh Province, North Borneo (i.e., Sulu). Myburgh Province was roughly centered around Sandakan Harbour
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Haynes, T. H. (Thomas Henry) : URI

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 26/04/03 ( SOAS personal papers manuscript number )


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