Li, Hung-chang, 1823-1901 (Chinese general and politician)
- Existence: 1823 - 1901
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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.
'Pa ling-shih shen Li fu': a copy of a letter from Consul Harry Parkes to Governor Li Hung-chang, dated the 3rd year, 4th month, 13th day of Tongzhi's reign (18 May 1864). Parkes writes that there is a rumour that Li wanted to disarm and then disband the 'Ever-Victorious Army', and he asks him to confirm whether this is true. He also offers to arrange a meeting if the Governor considers it unsuitable to discuss the matter by letter.
A memorandum concerning the appointment by Li Hung-chang of 'Ch'in Pa-nan' [Ch'en Shu-t'ang] as 'Superintendent of Foreign Trade' (i.e. High Commissioner of Trade: tsung-pan Chao-hsien ko-k'ou shang-wu) in Korea.
Notes in Parkes' hand, some concerning Charles Gordon, Li Hung-chang, and related military subjects, 1 folio and 1 bifolio, undated, but watermarked 1863. There is also a bifolio labelled 'Gordon & Soochow' containing brief notes by Parkes, apparently used as a folder.
'Chung-tung hsiu-hao tiao-kui [sic]' [Treaty regarding friendly relations between China and Japan]: an incomplete and undated copy of the treaty signed by Li Hung-chang and Date Munenari on 13 September 1871.