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Contract from Huang P'ei-chang, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/H1/54

Scope and Contents

A contract from Huang P'ei-chang (Huang Peizhang) to Jardine, Matheson & Co. for $30,000, 24 April 1857, for the purchase tea in Hupei (Hubei province) and its transportation to Kwangtung and Shanghai jointly with I-t'ai ch'a-chuang (Yitai chazhuang). One copy of the contract was to be kept by Wu Tsung-fan (Wu Zongfan), witnessed by Ya-chu (Ya Zhu).


  • 1857

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