Bahwa ini chap tanda katarrangan dayng ha Paduka Duli Maha Sarri Maulana Sultan Muhammad Badaruddin Ha Sug ing nagpanaug hukuman iban kakawasahan mawn pasahabat niya hambuuk bangsa Ingris hi Tuan Haynes in ngan niya duun ha Laminusa dima nagpakarajaan ha manga Raayat sing Sultan dayng ha bangsa Tau Sug diyaak niya nagsap mattu pa Usta- riliyya na pagkabaran sing Tuan Haynes ing agaran sing manga raayat sin Sultan piyangharap sing Sultan kaniya iban dihilan niya gaji pitu-pitu pirak isay bulan hangkatau na pakain-pakain hi Tuan Haynes atawa ing kungsi niya agad kamu bang pakarayawan iban ing parjanjian iban Tuan Haynes duma siya kappal mawmarayaw hi Tuan Chippindi- [Chippendall] r ing tagparinta sing kappal iban ingatun da siya sing Sultan sahabat marayaw na hipagsarakahan na sing Sultan kan Tuan Haynes in manga raayat niya bat paliharaun niya tuud bihan niya pakayan iban kakaun diin-diin ing kabayaan sing tau iban ing parjanjian gajihan pitu-pitu pirak bang magad sing haatay hi Tuan Haynes dugangan niya pa dugaing dayn hagaji [.] Bang di' magad sing haatay ni Tuan kurangan ing gaji niya ampa ing parjanjian bang makaabut unumay bulan ing lugay niya hiuli niya paSug iban dayaw-dayaw atay tammatul kalam Umur 20 Tarmaktub pada hari Ahad jam pukul lapan dua puluh Haribulan Zulhijjah jatuh pada tahun 1300 sannah 1883 hijrah
This is a sealed document from Paduka Duli Maha Sarri Maulana Sultan Muhammad Badaruddin of Sulu issued the judgement and authority to his friend, an Englishman, named Mr Haynes, at Laminusa, asking for cooperation with the people, the subjects of the Sultan, from the Sulu nation/people [bangsa], sent there, to Australia, since the subjects of the Sultan were entrusted to Mr Haynes himself by the Sultan to him, and he pays a salary of seven silver [coins?] monthly per head, Wherever Mr Haynes, or his partners, go, do join them if it is good. And the agreement with Mr Haynes, he will bring a good ship of Mr Chippendall, the captain of the ship, who would be remembered as a good friend by the Sultan, the Sultan entrusts his subjects to Mr Haynes, for him to take care of, buy clothing and food, anything the people want, and the agreement is that they are paid seven silver [coins], [but] Mr Haynes may follow his heart and may pay more, other than the salary. If [he] does not obey what is in the heart of Mr Haynes his salary would be deducted. But in the agreement, after six months duration, he will send [the recruit] back to Sulu. With good feelings. End of the letter.