commander

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commander

1. an officer responsible for a district of the Metropolitan Police in London
2. History the administrator of a house, priory, or landed estate of a medieval religious order
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According to Kuiper there was some resentment from the side of the gezaghebber regarding the missionary.
1) The spread of Islam into the interior was indeed slow: In 1823, Hartmann observed of the "poor" upper Kapuas rulers, that they were far from the teachings of Mohamed ("Deze arme vorstjes verre afzijn de leer van Mohamed") despite their claims to being Muslim; Register der Handelingen en verrigtingen van de Provisionele Gezaghebber ter Westkust Borneo, C.
In Benteng a controleur or gezaghebber resided, who supervised the opu and the small contingent of the colonial administration (indirect colonial rule).