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Letter from Ya-ning, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/H1/56

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A letter from Ya-ning, Jardine's Chinese shroffer in Amoy, to Jardine, 17 July 1859, politely but firmly declining the new post for the tea business because of his poor relations with the tea taster, Tie pi shih (Die bi shi).


  • Creation: 1859


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