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Despatches to the Hawaiian Consulate, Jan. 1886-Dec. 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/A7/609

Scope and Contents

The volume is endorsed on the front cover 'Despatches received. Hawaian Consulate from January 6th 1886 to December 28th 1887', and contains despatches sent to William Keswick and John Bell-Irving, Consuls General, Hong Kong, including information regarding coolie emigration to Hawaii and opium imported to Hawaii from Macao via Sydney. There is also a printed notice from the Colonial Secretary's Office, Hong Kong, 13 June 1887, regarding the Thankgiving Service to mark the 50th Anniversary of Queen Victoria's Accession, endorsed in pencil by J. Bell-Irving 'get out subjects together in their [latest] war paint! J.B.I.'.


  • Jan. 1886-Dec. 1887

Conditions Governing Access

Some of the records are unavailable due to their poor physical condition.


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Moderate condition, including broken spine and damage by insects.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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