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Lease of the Imperial Hong, 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/F14/8

Scope and Contents

A renewal of the lease (in English and Chinese) of the Imperial Hong, Canton, of 1 July 1823, supended by war, previously letting the property from Howqua to Charles Magniac, now leasing the property from Young Howqua, heir of Howqua, Hong merchant, to Alexander Matheson, representative of Hollingworth Magniac, heir of the late Charles Magniac, dated Canton, 18 March 1845.


  • Creation: 1845


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