The principal gold mines on Borneo are in the vicinity of Sambas.
The Sambas rajah has forcibly taken possession of a part of it.
In 1850, three thousand Chinese fled from Sambas to Sarawak.
Which reminds one of the night on the Sambas River when a hundred little monkeys were silhouetted against a crimson sunset.
They also smuggled opium from the Dutch settlement of Sambas, ...