*Limbang was the property of Sultan Hashim
*The seized of Limbang by Charles Brooke in 17 March 1890
*Limbang was rich agricultural in sago
*Loss of Limbang to Sarawak was badly effected the economic and political stability of Brunei
*Sultan Hashim Protested to British Goverment and demanded that Charles Brooke be punished
*The British Goverment send its new consul for Borneo and Trevenan to investigate the situation in Limbang
*The findings were invalid->only 15 of 33 local chiefs were present.
*The 15 local chief were Brooke's officer and the sultan refused to accept Trevenan
*Sir Cecil Clementismith,the British High commissioner suggested that Charles Brooke have to pay $6000 to Sultan Hashim as a result Sultan refused.
*The British Government ignored Sultan's refusal to cede Limbang
*In August 1895 the British Goverment embrassed by Sultan's refusal to accept compensation from Charles Brooke and announced that the matter was closed.