Bowring, Sir John, 1792-1872 (Knight, diplomat and politician)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Business letters: Canton, 1814-1904
Business letters: Great Britain, 1822-1898
Business letters: Hong Kong, 1833-1905
Business letters: London, 1814-1898
Business letters: Shanghai, 1844-1891
Despatch from Harry Parkes, circa 1854
A copy of a despatch from Harry Parkes to the Governor of Kwangtung Province regarding the appointment of A-li-ke (Rutherford Alcock) to the British Consul at Canton as the replacement for Pao Ling (Sir John Bowring). The despatch is undated, but its contents indicate it originates from c. August 1854. It is in Chinese, with a pencil note in English describing the contents.
Despatches concerning Parkes' services, 1852-1861
Despatches and some letters concerning Parkes' services. The principal correspondents are Sir (Samuel) George Bonham; Sir John Bowring; Sir Frederick Bruce; James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine; and George Villiers, Earl of Clarendon.
Extract from memorial re fall of Changchow, 1864
A draft English translation of an 'Extract from Memorial to the Throne by Fuhtai Li [Li Hung-chang] with reference to the fall of Changchow', undated , with a printed copy of a letter from Sir John Bowring to His Excellency Yeh, Canton, 18 November 1856, on the reverse of one of the sheets.
Letters from Krystyn Lach-Szyrma to Sir John Bowring
Nine letters, written from Edinburgh, Warsaw and Devonport (and possibly elsewhere), some concerning the publication of Polish poetry. One letter is accompanied by a ballad by Lach-Szyrma, in English, titled 'A Child at his Mother's Tomb'.
Letters to Parkes and others, 1831-1893
Private letters: Hong Kong, 1829-1886
Private letters: London, 1814-1882
Private letters: Shanghai, 1844-1888
Report on commercial relations with Canton, circa 1850
'Extract from despatch No. 41 of 23d March 1850, from Mr. Consul Bowring to Sir George Bonham, being "a Report on the Commercial relations between Great Britain and this portion [Canton] of the Chinese Empire"', an undated manuscript.
Wrapper for Bowring correspondence, circa 1856
An undated sheet, apparently used as a folder, labelled 'Sir J. Bowring Arrow 1856' and 'Private Correspondence with Sir John Bowring ... on Commencement of hostilities at Canton. October 1856'.
- Archival Object 14
- Collection 1
- Literary translation 1
- Poetry 1
- Polish literature 1