Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 8/11
Scope and Contents
'Ta Ch'ing She Chêng Wang yü Ta Ming Shih Ko-pu lai wang shu': a copy of an exchange of letters (in Chinese) between Dorgon and Shih K'o-fa, undated, but probably dating from the period of Parkes' service. Dorgon's letter is dated the 6th moon of the year chia shên (4 July-1 August 1644); Shih K'o-fa's letter is dated the 5th day of the 9th moon of the first year of Huang-kuang's reign (23 October 1644).Shih K'o-fa (1601-1645) was the leading Ming loyalist, who perished during the...
circa 1860 (copies of letters of 1644)
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