This paper is based on the following documents sent me July 13, 1923, through the courtesy of His Excellency, the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. I am indebted to Mr. Jacob Blaauw, senior student in Hope College, Holland, Michigan, for translating these documents:
Staatsblad—Official Gazette, No. 550—1905.
Staatsblad—Official Gazette, No. 497—1917 (interpreted in Byblad—Supplementing Gazette Nos. 6363–8875).