Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

I-hsin, 1833-1898 (Prince of China)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833 - 1898

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Decree of the Prince of Kung, circa 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 28/16
Scope and Contents 'Prince of Kung's Full Powers: Translation of the Decree produced by the Prince of Kung [I-hsin] at the Court of the Board of Ceremonies before Signing the Convention of the 24th. October 1860': an undated copy in Parkes' hand of an English translation of the decree by Thomas Wade and of an explanatory note by Wade. The document is labelled 'Correspce respg Affairs in China 1859-60 [Correspondence Respecting Affairs in China. 1859-60, London, 1861, Command Paper-Accounts and Papers, 2754]...
Dates: circa 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.
 Item

Envelope to James Bruce, 20 Oct. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 8/13
Scope and Contents

An envelope from I-hsin [Peking] to James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, dated the 6th day of the 9th month of the 10th year of Hsien-Feng (20 October 1860). The address is in Chinese, and the seals in Chinese and Manchu.

Dates: 20 Oct. 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.
 Item

Envelope to James Bruce, 22 Oct. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 8/14
Scope and Contents

An envelope from I-hsin [Peking] to 'the Great British Imperial Commissioner...' (James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine), dated the 8th day of the 9th month of the 10th year of Hsien-Feng (22 October 1860). The address is in Chinese, and the seals in Chinese and Manchu. A note has been added in English: 'For H.E. The Earl of Elgin Forwarded from North Gate at 1/4 to 7 A.M. Oct 22. 1880'.

Dates: 22 Oct. 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.
 Item

Envelope to James Bruce, 23 Oct. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 8/15
Scope and Contents

An envelope from I-hsin [Peking] to James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, dated the 9th day of the 9th month of the 10th year (23 October 1860). The address is in Chinese, and the seals in Chinese and Manchu.

Dates: 23 Oct. 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.
 File

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.