Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 5
Scope and Contents
A folder labelled 'Despatches concerning Mr Parkes Peking Campaign From October 9th 1860 to November 17. 1860' containing a table of contents and 8 documents sewn inside, 36 folios (including blanks and cover). The documents are as follows:Despatch from James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, to Lord John Russell, dated at the 'Camp before Peking', 9 October 1860 (incomplete copy).Proclamation by Sir James Grant [before Peking], October 1860 (draft).Despatch...
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.