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Straubenzee, Sir Charles Thomas Van, 1812-1892 (Knight, General)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1812 - 1892

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Despatch from Allied Commanders, Dec. 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/5
Scope and Contents Copies of two despatches from the Naval and Military Commanders-in-Chief of the Allied Forces to the High authorities at Canton regarding their plan to attack the city:(1) The final diplomatic despatch from the Allied Commanders to the High Authorities of Kwangtung, dated the 7th year, 11th month, 9th day of Xianfeng's reign (24 December 1857). The note is undersigned by Li (Rigault de Genouilly), the French Commodore; Hsi (Rear-Admiral Michael Seymour), the English Commodore; and...
Dates: Dec. 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch from Allied Commanders, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/7
Scope and Contents

A copy of a despatch from the Naval and Military Commanders-in-Chief of the Allied Forces to Po-kuei proposing four regulations for maintaining order in Canton, dated the 7th year, 11th month, 25th day of Xianfeng's reign (9 January 1858). The despatch is undersigned by Real-Admiral Li (Rigault de Genouilly), the French Commodore; Real-Admiral Hsi (Michael Seymour), the English Commodore; and Ssu (Charles Van Straubenzee), the Major-General of the British garrisons at Hong Kong.

Dates: 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch from Allied Commanders, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/8
Scope and Contents A despatch from the Naval and Military Commanders-in-Chief of the Allied Forces to Mu k'e-te-na, General of Garrisoning Kwangtung, ordering that he give notice to the citizens of Canton of the prohibition of carrying weapons, dated the 7th year, 11th month, 25th day of Xianfeng's reign (9 January 1858). The despatch is undersigned by Real-Admiral Li (Rigault de Genouilly), French Commodore; Real-Admiral Hsi (Michael Seymour), English Commodore; and Ssu (Charles Van Straubenzee), the...
Dates: 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch from Sir Charles Van Straubenzee, 4 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 3/2
Scope and Contents

From Canton.

Dates: 4 Mar. 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch to Sir Charles Van Straubenzee, 12 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 4/6
Scope and Contents

A draft of a despatch from Canton.

Dates: 12 Mar. 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches re occupation of Canton, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 4/4
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches from Mr Parkes: Occupation of Canton. January 7th 1859 to March 13th 1859' containing a table of contents and copies of 14 despatches and related enclosures sewn inside, 160 folios (including blanks and the cover). The despatches are as follows:Parkes, Canton, to James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, 7 January 1859, with copies of a letter from Sir Charles Van Straubenzee, Monsieur D'Aboville and James McCleverty to the Allied Commissioners in...
Dates: 1859
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches to Lord Elgin, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 4/5
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches Mr Parkes to Lord Elgin From No. 96 to No. 109 Omitting Nos 103, 105 & 107' containing copies of 11 despatches from Parkes in Canton to James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, and related enclosures, 4 folios and 77 bifolios (excluding the cover). The despatches are as follows:Despatch of 7 January 1859, with copies of a letter from Sir Charles Van Straubenzee, Monsieur D'Aboville and James McCleverty, Canton, to the Allied Commissioners in...
Dates: 1859
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letter to Canton Allied Commanders, 11 Feb. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/12
Scope and Contents

A letter from Nicasio Cañete y Moral, Baron G. De Trenqualye, Oliver H. Perry, Charles Winchester, W.J. Bryans, and Richard von Carlowitz, Canton, to the Allied Commanders-in-Chief in Canton [Sir Charles Thomas Van Straubenzee, Sir James Hope and Monsieur D'Aboville].

Dates: 11 Feb. 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Papers re Kowloon peninsula lease, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/13
Scope and Contents Documents in Parkes' hand concerning the lease of the Kowloon peninsula by Great Britain from China:Draft of a letter from Parkes, Canton, to Sir Charles Van Straubenzee, 24 February [1860], 5 folios.Draft of a 'Communication from Mr. Parkes to the Gov[erno]r General of the two Kwang [Lao Ch'ung-kuang]', Canton, 20 March 1860, 6 folios.Copy of 'Remarks' by Sir James Hope concerning the usefulness of the Kowloon peninsula for military preparations, c. 3 May 1860,...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Private letters: Canton, 1813-1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B2/2
Scope and Contents The correspondents include the following names:Rutherford Alcock; John Anderson (of London); Peter Anderson; William Henry Anderson; George A. Archer; J.H. Astell.Samuel Ball; James Bannerman (of the East India Co.); Bartolomeu Barretto; Antonio Lourenço Barretto and Co.; William Baynes; Thomas Beale; Thomas Chay Beale; Beale and Co.; Robert Berry; Francis B. Birley; Birley and Co.; John Blain; George Blight; W.O. Bokee; Bomnajee Hormasjee (Bomanjee Hormarjee); William...
Dates: 1813-1872
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 28 (letters P1-199), 29 (P200-648), 30 (P649-1155), 282 (P1156-1518), 283 (P1519-1761), 284 (P1762-2072), 285 (P2073-2308) and 286 (2309-2492).
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Regulations for Canton Commissioners, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/10
Scope and Contents 'Regulations to be observed by the Commissioners placed in charge of the City of Canton by the Allied Commanders in Chief ', dated 'Head Quarters' (Canton?), 7 January 1858. The commissioners may have been Parkes and Henri des Chesnez. The Allied Commanders were Sir Michael Seymour, Charles Rigault de Genouilly and Sir Charles Van Straubenzee. The sheet also contains 'Further Instructions for the Commissioners', undated. The document is signed by the Commanders-in-Chief, and includes notes...
Dates: 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.

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