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Translations of documents found at the palace of Yuen Ming Yuen [at Pekin]

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 2

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'Translations of documents found at the palace of Yuen Ming Yuen [at Pekin] on the 8th October 1860.' They consist of seven petitions to the Emperor of China, Aug. 26-Sept. 13, 1860, on the subject of his leaving the capital, and are in the hand of major-gen. Gibbes Rigaud, who contributes a short general account of the campaign in China, dated Jan. 27, 1861.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1861 by G. Rigaud

Extent

24 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 2, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20083

Abstract

Translations of documents found at the palace of Yuen Ming Yuen [at Pekin], written in A.D. 1861 by G. Rigaud.

Biographical / Historical

Major-gen. Gibbes Rigaud (d. 1885).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29722.

Custodial History

Sent by major-gen. Gibbes Rigaud to the rev. John Rigaud.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the rev. John Rigaud to the Library on June 20, 1887 (see his note on fol. 1).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 5/8 × 8 1/8 in.
Title
Translations of documents found at the palace of Yuen Ming Yuen [at Pekin]
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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