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Despatch from Po-kuei, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/13

Scope and Contents

A copy of despatch from Po-kuei to Parkes, 3 March 1858, notifying him of the dismissal of Yeh Ming-ch'en and his replacement by Huang Tsung-han (Huang Zonghan) as Governor-General of Liang-Kwangs. The document includes an English note reading 'Sent by Pihkwei to Mr. Parkes appt 3 March.'


  • 1858

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1 sheet(s) (1 sheet)

Language of Materials



The despatch can be found in J.Y. Wong, 'Anglo-Chinese Relations, 1839-1860: A Calendar of Chinese Documents in the British Foreign Office Records' (Oxford University Press, 1983), F.O.682/1991/30, p. 266.

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