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Papers, 1757-99

MS. Eng. hist. c. 1124
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 19-64) Latin translations of official letters from the King and royal officials of Cochin China to Macartney, 1793 (the Chinese originals in MS. Eng. hist. b. 242, fols. 9-29), with drafts in English and Latin translations of many of Macartney's replies, two (fols. 32, 40) marked by Macartney 'Barbara', and re-translated
  2. (fols. 89-106) queries by Arthur Young 'in relation to Chinese agriculture', with notes by Macartney in answer, c. 1792-3
  3. (fols. 107-24) narrative of Teshu-Lâma's journey to visit the Emperor of China in 1777-9, c. 1792
  4. (fols. 155-61) letters (in French) of Count Bernstorff defending the actions of Denmark after the Convention of Kloster-Seven, 1757-8


  • Creation: 1757-99


181 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. c. 1124

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