The Federated Malay States Durbar Meeting was the first Meeting for the Rulers Council and Malay aristocracy to deliberate matters of religions, customs and traditions, and other Malay related issues.This particular publication contains the Minutes of the Durbar, which took place over four days. The above photograph shows the Malay Rulers, noblemen and the attending British officers. Seated from left to right: Hugh Clifford (Resident of Pahang), J.P.Rodger (Resident of Selangor) , F.A Swettenham (Resident General), Sultan Ahmad (Sultan Pahang), Sultan Abdul Samad (Sultan of Selangor), Sir Charles Mitchell (High Commissioner), Sultan Idris(Sultan of Perak) Tuanku Muhammad (Yang Dipertuan Negeri Sembilan) and W.H Treacher (Resident of Perak).
- Sultans and noblemen photographed with British officers at the First Durbar Meeting of the Federated Malay States held in Kuala Kangsar in 1897
- Extract from minutes of the First Durbar Meeting of the Federated Malay States in the form of a publicatuons entitled Correspondence Respecting the Federation of the Protected Malay States (1893-1985)