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Despatches from Sir John Bowring and Michael Seymour, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 27/14

Scope and Contents

A sheet containing a copy of a despatch from Sir John Bowring, Hong Kong, to Parkes, 18 April 1857, certified by Henry Hance, and of a despatch from Michael Seymour, H.M.S. 'Calcutta', Hong Kong, to Bowring, 18 April 1857, also certified by Hance.


  • Creation: 1857


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd. Applicants may submit their request an application form 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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