Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 36/1
Scope and Contents
'Treaties of Peace ... reprinted from the Chinese Repository' [Canton, 1851 or later], 52 folios, excluding the cover, consisting of the 'Treaty between Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and the Emperor of China, signed in the English and Chinese languages at Nanking, August 29th, 1842'; the 'Supplementary Treaty signed by Their Excellencies Sir Henry Pottinger and Kiying [Ch'i-ying], at the Bogue, October 8th, 1843'; the 'Treaty Concluded between the United States of America and the...
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