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Correspondence with the Superintendent of British Trade in China

upon the subject of emigration from that country ...

by Foreign Office

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Published by Harrison in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Emigration and immigration.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Parliament. Papers by command] -- 263, C. (Great Britain. Parliament) -- 263.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150356M
    OCLC/WorldCa27274772

    the official correspondence it is clear that in the thirties Palmerston, the Foreign Secretary, did anything but hang upon the news from China, waiting for signs and portents.2 In those days the Foreign Office did not even have a China desk. When war came, it came because Com-missioner Lin Tse-hsti confiscated twenty thousand chests of opium and.   WHEREAS a Treaty of perpetual Peace and Friendship between Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and His Majesty the Emperor of China was concluded at Nanking and signed on board Her said Majesty's ship Cornwallis on the 29th day of August A.D. , corresponding with the Chinese date of the 24th day of the 7th .

    This book contests that view, arguing that both losses in America and gains in India were part of a single phase of British imperial history in the later eighteenth century. superintendent of. The Dutch dominated the tea trade for more than a century finally yielding to the British. China was the sole supplier of tea to Europe till the middle of the nineteenth century. Tea gained a strong foothold among the affluent sections in Europe within .

    General Correspondence China , Series 17 (hereafter FO 17)/48 Cap­ tain Charles Elliot, R N () became Chief Superintendent of Trade to China in and Plenipotentiary in During the Opium War he negotiated with China for the cession of Hong Kong, and he occupied the island in JanuaryAuthor: Elizabeth Sinn.   Sir Henry accepted Lord Palmerston's offer of the post of envoy and plenipotentiary in China and superintendent of British trade, thus superseding Captain Charles Elliot [q. v.] A war—known as the opium war—had broken out .


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message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the committee appointed by the Philippine Commission to investigate the use of opium and the traffic therein, and the rules, ordinances, and laws regulating such use and traffic in Japan, Formosa, Shanghai, Hongkong, Saigon, Singapore, Burma, Java, and the Philippine.

Ordinance passed in the year by the Chief Superintendent of British Trade in China, with the advice of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong Call Number: DSB75 no Return to an order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 12 April ;-- for, return for each year sinceof the value, computed or declared, of the Author: Ann Chiu.

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The Battle of Kowloon was a skirmish between British and Chinese vessels off the Kowloon Peninsula, China, on 4 Septemberlocated in Hong Kong, although Kowloon was then part of the Guangdong province.

The skirmish was the first armed conflict of the First Opium War and occurred when British boats opened fire on Chinese war junks enforcing a food sales embargo Location: Kowloon Peninsula, China.

The First Opium War (Chinese: 第一次鴉片戰爭; pinyin: Dìyīcì Yāpiàn Zhànzhēng), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between Britain and the Qing dynasty of China.

The immediate issue was Chinese official seizure of opium stocks at Canton to stop the banned opium trade, and threatening the death penalty for future Result: British victory, Treaty of Nanking, Poll. In the course of cataloguing the 3 Kwangtung Provincial Archives, which constitute a relatively small but significant part of these materials, I have found several additional major categories: correspondence between the East India Company and the British Superintendent of Trade on the one hand, and the Hong merchants and Chinese authorities at.

18) Correspondence Relating to China, p/ 19) British Trade and the Opening of ChinaM. Greenburg, p 20) British Opium Policy In China and India,p 21) The English in China, Eames, p/ 22) Commissioner Lin.

Jonathan Spence, Chinese Roundabout () I. Lasting peace between the two nations. The ports of Canton, Amoy, Fuchau, Ningpo, and Shangai to be opened to British trade and residence, and trade conducted according to a well-understood tariff.

It being obviously necessary and desirable that British subjects should have some port whereat they. The Hong Kong Post Office Royal Arms - A Survey By Dr. A.M.T. Cheung FRPSL Hong Kong Island was formally taken possession of for the purposes of a trade station on 28 January by Captain Charles Elliot, R.N.

as Chief Superintendent. William Jardine, a British opium merchant. First, along with his 1 The first Opium War was a conflict between the British Empire and the Qing Empire in China from The war was fought as a result of the Chinese officials attempt to suppress the opium trade within their borders.

British Trade at Canton. The arrival of war in eastern waters affected the long-standing trading relationship between Britain and China. Measurement of this economic activity is made challenging by considering a wide range of factors, including the number of vessels sailing to Canton, as well as the value of imports, exports, and profits.

The special collections listed below contain materials of interest to researchers in a variety of disciplines, including U.S. business and labor history. Types of materials within each collection that may be of particular interest to the business/labor history researcher have been noted.

(Business Reference Services; Science, Technology, and Business Division; Library of. The Treaty of Nanjing was signed on Aug to mark the end of the First Opium War (–42) between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Qing Dynasty of China.

It was the first of the "unequal treaties" against the Chinese, labeled as such because Britain had no obligations in return. Opium was the Great Britain's most profitable export to China during the 19th century.

Early missionaries, such as Bridgman, criticized the opium trade—but missionaries were equivocal. The treaties ending the two opium wars opened up China to miss.

East India Company: Correspondence and proceedings in the negotiation for a renewal of the East-India Company's charter. The dawn of British trade to the East Indies as recorded in the Court minutes of the East India Company, Diary and consultation book.

(Madras, Printed by the Superintendent, Govt. Press, ) (page images at HathiTrust). It was at this time that British government took control of the trade at Guangzhou directly - cutting out the East India Company entirely, in the interests of its manufactories who had been chomping at the bit for access to potentially lucrative markets within China.

The first British superintendent, Lord Napier, arrived in and represented. Correspondence of Vernon and Sir Charles Wager (), British admirals, relating to English operations in the West Indies, the naval expedition against Cartagena and Cuba, a proposed expedition against Georgia and Florida, attempts to suppress piracy on the Spanish Main, the slave trade, the commercial operations of the South Sea Company.

The opium trade by Indians not only financed much of British firms" tea purchases in China but, equally importantly, it provided the British authorities with steady revenue from the duty charged on the sale of opium passing through British territory to ports in India.

Lynn, ‘British Policy, Trade, and Informal Empire’, ; see also Lester, Imperial Networks, Sir Valentine Chirol noted in how commercial and political interests would have the ‘moral effect of compelling the capital of the Celestial Empire to throw open its gates to foreign trade’ thus freeing the declining empire from Cited by: 7.