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Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885 (Major General)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833 - 1885

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Charles George Gordon: Miscellaneous papers, circa 1863-circa 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 31
Scope and Contents

Letters, maps and other documents concerning military operations in defence of Shanghai and in particular the activities of Charles George Gordon. The principal correspondents are Gordon, the army officer Lincoln Stephen Hough, and Harry Parkes.

Dates: circa 1863-circa 1865
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.
 Item

Letter from Charles Gordon, 23 Feb. 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G8
Scope and Contents

From 19 Sackville Street [London].

Dates: 23 Feb. 1880
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 from Charles Gordon, 15 Mar. 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G9
Scope and Contents

From Lausanne.

Dates: 15 Mar. 1880
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.
 File

Letter from Charles Gordon, 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G10
Scope and Contents

A letter from Paris, 29 March 1880, with a press cutting concerning Gordon.

Dates: 1880
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 from Charles Gordon, 15 Nov. 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G11
Scope and Contents

From Bantry.

Dates: 15 Nov. 1880
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 from Charles Gordon, 13 Feb. 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G12
Scope and Contents

From Kensington, London.

Dates: 13 Feb. 1881
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 from Harry Parkes, 24 Sep. 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 44/15
Scope and Contents 'Pa ling-shih chih Li fu': a copy of a letter from Consul Harry Parkes to Governor Li Hung-chang, 24 September, pointing out problems that have arisen in Gordon's training programme for Chinese officers at Feng-huang-shan (Phoenix Hill - 25 miles from Shanghai). The letter does not give the year. However, the training programme was started by Gordon in May 1864 and abandoned by him later in the same year when he returned to England. The document includes an English note at the top of the...
Dates: 24 Sep. 1864
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 from Li Hung-chang, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 44/12
Scope and Contents 'Li fu-y√ľan cha Pa ling-shih': a copy of a reply from Li Hung-chang to a letter from Consul Harry Parkes of 18 May 1864, regarding Gordon's desire for the 'Ever-Victorious Army to be disbanded, Li's preservation of part of the Army, the currently situation on the battlefields, and the defence in Shanghai, dated the 3rd year, 4th month, 18th day of Tongzhi's reign (23 May 1864). The original western day is given as the 13th, but should actually be the 23rd (see Fang Shih-ming and Fang...
Dates: 1864
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 from Prince Kong, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 44/14
Scope and Contents A letter from Prince Kong (I-hsin) to Charles Gordon, agreeing with Gordon's suggestion that Chinese officers should undergo training in the arts of artillery, and including a transcript of the imperial edict granting Gordon's promotion and rewards. The letter is dated the 3rd year, 5th month, 15th day of Tongzhi's reign (18 June 1864). It includes English notes in pencil reading 'Prince of Kung to Gordon' on the top of the covering page, and 'Prince Kung' on the bottom of the last page. The...
Dates: 1864
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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Press cuttings re Egypt, circa 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 9/9
Scope and Contents Twenty-one press cuttings (in English and French), mostly concerning affairs in Egypt, and including several concerning Charles George Gordon, [22 February-] 24 March 1881 and undated. The publications include 'The Times' and the 'Manchester Examiner and Times'. The titles of the articles include 'Egypt'; 'England, France, and Egypt'; 'France and Egypt'; 'The French Colony in Egypt'; 'The French Controller in Egypt'; 'The Ex-Khedive of Egypt'; 'The Egyptian Army'; 'The Military Revolt in...
Dates: circa 1881
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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