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Memorandum on a visit to Tongking, circa 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/29

Scope and Contents

An undated and probably incomplete memorandum [by Sir Daniel Brooke Robertson] concerning a visit to Tongking, [4-]14 April [1876], including descriptions of Haiphong, Hanoi, and trading activity, and referring to Marie Dupré, Jean Dupuis, Marie Garnier, Paul Puginier, and Alexandre Le Jumeau de Kergaradec.


  • circa 1876

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16 item(s) (16 bifolios + 1 folio (tied together))

1 folio(s) (16 bifolios + 1 folio (tied together))

Language of Materials



A narrative similar in some respects to Parkes 33/29 was published in 'Report by Sir B. Robertson Respecting his Visit to Haiphong and Hanoi, in Tonquin' (London, 1870) (Command Paper-Accounts and Papers, C.1556), pp. 1-8.

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