K. L. F. M. S. Correspondence Ref: No 3663-1917

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K. L. F. M. S. Correspondence Ref: No 3663-1917  (1918) 
by EL Brockman, Sir A. Young, and Undersecretary to FMS Government
Correspondence related to the appointment of Chung Thye Phin to the position of Unofficial Member of the Federal Council of the Federated Malay States during the temporary absence on leave of the Eu Tong Sen by Sir Athur Henderson Young then High Commissioner of the Federated Malay States.

(Researched by Jeffery Seow, grandson of Kapitan Chung Thye Phin).


KUALA LUMPUR

FEDERATED MALAY STATES

18th March, 1918

No. 3663/1917


Sir

I have the honour to inform you that His Excellency the High Commissioner has been pleased to appoint you to be an Unofficial Member of the Federal Council during the absence on leave of the Honourable Mr. Eu Tong Sen.


I have the honour to be,

Sir,

Your Obedient Servant,

E. L. Brockman

Chief Secretary, F. M. S.




The Honourable,

Mr. Chung Thye Phin], M. F. C.

TAIPENG




SINGAPORE


In Virtue of the Powers conferred on me by the Agreement made in the Year Nineteen Hundred and Nine between the High Commissioner of the Federated Malay States acting on behalf of the Government of his Majesty the king, Emperor of India, and the Rulers of the Federated Malay States of Perak, Selangor, Pahang and Negri Semilan, and subject to the approval of the King's most excellent Majesty,

I, SIR ARTHUR HENDERSON YOUNG, Knight Grand Cross of the most Distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George, high commissioner of the Federated Malay States, do hereby Nominate and Appoint You CHUNG THYE PHIN, to be a member of the Federal council of the Federated Malay States during the temporary absence on leave of the Honourable Mr. EU TONG SEN.


Witness me hand and seal this

nineteenth day of March 1918

Arthur Young

High Commissioner




By His Excellency's Command

E. L. Brockman

Chief Secretary To Government



KUALA LUMPUR

FEDERATED MALAY STATES

20th March 1918


No. 3663/1917


Sir,

I am directed to forward herewith your Commission as an Unofficial Member of the Federal Council and to request that you will be so good as to acknowledge receipt.


I have the honour to be,

Sir,

Your Obedient Servant,

A. Caldiecolt

Acting Clerk of Council



The Honourable Mr. Chung Thye Phin

TAIPENG




KUALA LUMPUR

FEDERATED MALAY STATES

November, 22nd, 1918


No. 3663-1917


Sir

I have the honour to inform you that a letter has been received from Mr. EU TONG SEN in which he reports his arrival in Singapore on return from Hongkong and his intention to proceed to Kampar within one or two days.

2. Your appointment as member of the Federal Council will lapse on Mr. EU TONG SEN's return to the Federated Malay States and the Chief Secretary desires me to convey to you an expression of thanks for the services which you have rendered to Government as an Unofficial member of the Federal Council during Mr. EU TONG SEN's absence on leave.


I have the honour to be,

Sir,

Your Obedient Servant,

Andrew Caldecott

Under Secretary to Government



The Hon'ble

Mr. Chung Thye Phin,

Batu Road,

KUALA LUMPUR