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Press cuttings from Europe and N. America, circa 1860-circa 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 37/36

Scope and Contents

Press cuttings (in English and French) from European, North American and unidentified periodicals, 43 items, London, Washington D.C. and no place, 1860-1884 and undated. Some of the cuttings have been attached to backing sheets. The periodicals featured include 'The Times'; 'The Times Weekly Edition'; 'The Mail'; 'The Standard'; 'Morning Post'; 'Pall Mall Gazette'; 'Daily News'; 'Memorial Diplomatique'; and 'Evening Star'. The titles of the articles include 'The Civil War in China'; 'Deplorable Condition of England's Foreign Department'; 'English Agents in Japan'; 'Our Minister at Pekin'; 'France and China'; 'France and Tonquin'; 'France, China, and Tonquin'; 'French Policy in Tonquin'; 'The Russian Press'; 'The Russian Forces on the Chinese Frontier'; 'The Opium Trade'; 'Trade and Finance'; 'Paper Money'; 'Mr. Bourke's Financial Mission'; 'The Tripartite Treaty'; 'Our Past Relations with Burmah'; 'Nepaul and Thibet'; and 'The Religions of Japan'. The cuttings include letters to editors from Demetrius Boulger; George Campbell; Archibald Colquhoun; Thomas Holland; Edward House; and Friedrich Müller.


  • circa 1860-circa 1864

Conditions Governing Access

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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