They subsequently hid among the Pulau Sambilan near the mouth of the Perak river, and thence captured a large Portuguese vessel which was sailing from Malacca in company with two Burmese ships.
The general character of the forests is Burmese with an admixture of Malay types.
In 1824 Port Cornwallis was the rendezvous of the fleet carrying the army to the first Burmese war.
Burmite is the name under which the Burmese amber is now described.
Most of the Burmese amber is worked at Mandalay into rosary-beads and ear-cylinders.