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Telegrams re telegraphic communications, 12 Sep. 1884-20 Sep. 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/63

Scope and Contents

'Copies of Telegrams': press copies of 45 telegrams [from Shanghai, Peking, Tientsin, Foochow, London and possibly elsewhere], 12-20 September [1884], concerning impediments to telegraphic communication with Foochow during the Franco-Chinese hostilities. Some of the copies are in Judd's hand (Walter Judd?). The correspondents include Parkes; Patrick Hughes; John George Dunn; Judd; 'Chairman'; 'Rentzsch'; 'Durran'; and the Director General of the Eastern Extension Australasia & China Telegraph Company Ltd.


  • Creation: 12 Sep. 1884-20 Sep. 1884


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10 folio(s) (10 folios)

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