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Chesnez, Henri Edme Marie Martineau des, b 1816 (French naval officer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: b 1816

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Despatch from Pi, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/16
Scope and Contents

A despatch from Pi, Acting Governor of Kwangtung, to Martineau, the French Secretary of Chinese Affairs, regarding a local legal case between the Christian Chinese Mai Yü-shu and the non-Christian Chinese Liang Lo-ch'in in Hai-k’ang hsien, Lei-chou fu (Leizhow prefecture), dated the 9th year, 5th month, 2nd day of Xianfeng's reign (2 June 1859). The document includes an English note describing its contents, including that it was translated by 'H.S.P.' [Harry Smith Parkes].

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 of Parkes and related papers, 1857-1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 4/3
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches from Mr Parkes From July 15. 1857 to February 20th 1865' containing a table of contents and 15 documents sewn inside, 84 folios (including blanks and the cover). There is also a further document tied separately and loosely inserted inside the folder, 29 folios. The documents are as follows:'Memorandum. Access to Peking how obtainable by H.M.'s Ambassador': a memorandum by Parkes, Hong Kong, 15 July 1857.Parkes, Canton, to Po-kuei, May 1859,...
Dates: 1857-1865
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.
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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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Order from Po-kuei, Apr. 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/15
Scope and Contents

A copy of an order from Po-kuei to the magistrate of Hai-k'ang hsien not to persecute Christians in Lei Chow (Leizhou) and to detain Liang Lo-ch'in for questioning, issued in response to a despatch from Ma [Martineau], the French Secretary of Chinese Affairs, of the 19th day, 2nd month, 9th year of Xianfeng's reign. The document includes a short English note describing its contents.

Dates: Apr. 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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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.