He said that in the interior the Dutch were still fighting the Achinese.
A rich mine of copper is worked at Mukki near Labuan-haji, by the Achinese.
The Achinese in the meantime fitted their canoe with outriggers on each side, and made a mast and a substantial sail with mats.
The Achinese proved that; they held the force at bay for hours in a gorge, though less than a score.
The Achinese differ much in their persons from the other Sumatrans, being in general taller, stouter, and of darker complexions.
They are a thick stout dark race of people, something resembling the Achinese; and in general they are addicted to smoking opium.
I did not, on the occasion of my first visit, see anything of the Achinese.
At length the Achinese gave way, after losing fifty sail of different sizes, and twenty thousand men.