The campaign of 1876 was a very significant event in the history of Sulu.
The pearl fisheries of Palawan were the property of the Sultan of Sulu.
Sharif Hasan came to Sulu, and from him descended all the datus of Sulu.
How could a government that put it down rest on the consent of Sulu?
At present Chinese merchants have complete control of the trade of the Sulu Archipelago.
Spanish forts were at times established in Sulu, and afterwards demolished.
In the early days the trade of Sulu was carried on by Moros and Chinese.
That the number of arms brought to Zamboanga by Sulu chiefs was excessive.
The varieties of fish in Sulu waters are innumerable and of excellent quality.
The description of the Island of Sulu is given separately at the end of this chapter.