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Correspondence Respecting Affairs in China, 1860-1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 35/10

Scope and Contents

A pamphlet containing two papers, 32 folios (sewn together): 'Correspondence Respecting Affairs in China' (London 1860) (including part of the correspondence and enclosures found in 'Correspondence Respecting Affairs in China', London, 1860, Command Paper-Accounts and Papers, 2618), 24 folios, and 'Correspondence Relative to Affairs in China. (Sir Michael Seymour.)' (London 1860) (Command Paper-Accounts and Papers (94)), 8 folios. There is also a separate copy of the second paper, 1 pamphlet (8 folios sewn together), and a manuscript précis by T.R.H. McClatchie of House of Lords correspondence respecting affairs in China, in the form a table of contents and narrative, 10 December 1869, 4 bifolios.


  • Creation: 1860-1869


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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2 pamphlet(s) (2 pamphlets)

4 item(s) (4 bifolios)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but the front cover of the first pamphlet is torn.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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