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Notice from Lord Elgin, 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 43/17

Scope and Contents

'Fan-i Ying-wen hsiao-shih kao', a draft of an Chinese translation from English of an official notice from Lord Elgin to the Hong Kong people announcing that according to the agreements between the Chinese and British authorities, Kewloon is now under British governance, and that before the arrival of the new governor it will come within the jurisdiction of Lo, Governor of Hong Kong, dated the 10th year, 12 month, 9th day of Xianfeng's reign (19 January 1861). The document includes a brief English note in pencil about its contents.


  • Creation: 1861


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