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MS Malay 2

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MS Malay 2G comprises: G1: Pawang mĕnyĕmah bijeh. 2 pp. 34 x 21 cm. -- G2: Pawang mĕlombong. Includes a discussion of the origins of ilmu pawang. Signed by Pawang Haji Hasan, S[ĕ]langor, 6 August 1892. 10 pp., 34 X 21 cm. Both G1 and G2 are contained in an official government file. The notes on the file indicate they were collected in response to an inquiry from Hervey of 29 July 1892. Mohammed Jaafar notes, 16 August 1892, that he has romanized the manuscript, but the file does not contain the original manuscripts in Arabic script.

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For full details, see 'The Hervey Malay collections in the Wellcome Institute' / by R.F. Ellen, M.B. Hooker and A.C. Milner. Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, vol. 54, no. 1 (1981), p. 82-92. Also included in 'Indonesian manuscripts in Great Britain: Addenda et Corrigenda' / by M.C.Ricklefs and P.Voorhoeve. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol. 45, no. 2 (1982), pp. 312-315.

Contents

2A. Charm relating to jungle clearing. -- 2B. Charm relating to the opening of goldmines. -- 2C. Charms and prayers -- 2D. Lovers' prayers and charms for protection when entering the jungle. -- 2E. Love charms and charms for invulnerability and safe child delivery. -- 2F. Notes on charms. -- 2G. Two notes in romanized Malay on the magician's activity in relation to tin mining.

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