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Notes, 1884-1920

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MS. Eng. c. 7297

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Historical material, including notes on
  1. (fols. 1-24) China from 1522 to 1875, with emphasis on foreign relations
  2. (fols. 28-45) Macao between 1868-1917
  3. (fols. 46-54) diplomacy of Sir (Samuel) Halliday Macartney
  4. (fols. 55-58) Burma issue, 1886 and Sino-Burman Convention of 1894
  5. (fols. 70-83) Sino-Japanese war (1894-1895)
  6. (fols. 100-112) Cassini Convention of 1896
  7. (fols. 130-133) Dismissal of Yuan Shih-kai in 1909
  8. (fols. 135-139) Outbreak of the First World War
Notes relating to Chinese Customs, including:
  1. (fols. 146-185) 'Mr. Hippisley's interviews with YamĂȘn [ Tsungli Yamen, China's office for foreign affairs. Peking], July-August 1884'
  2. (fols. 196-200) reports on A.E. Hippisley's meetings with Li Hung-chang in 1896
  3. (fols. 220-230) Customs Inspector General's reform proposals
with (fols. 231-247) miscellaneous drafts and notes complementing Hippisley's memoirs

Dates

  • 1884-1920

Extent

247 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 7297

Repository Details

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