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Charter of Hong Kong, 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 11/1

Scope and Contents

A copy of the charter of the colony of Hong Kong, dated Westminster, 5 April 1843, preceded by a proclamation made by Sir Henry Pottinger, Victoria, Hong Kong, on 26 June 1843.


  • Creation: 1843


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 They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


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Repository Details

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