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Papers concerning General Charles George Gordon

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8128
Scope and Contents Material relating to General Gordon's visit to China in 1880, mainly correspondence between his brother Sir Henry Gordon and Thomas Wade. The papers concern the controversy attached to Gordon's visit, such as H.W. Gordon's claim that Wade and others had encouraged Li Hung-Chang to rebel against the government in Peking, which Wade denied.The collection concerns General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885) and his visit China in 1880, which was prompted by a telegram he received from...
Dates: 1880-1886 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Thomas Francis Wade: Notes

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6318
Scope and Contents

Includes notes on Tibet, Chinese history and geography and the opium trade.

Dates: 1881-1892 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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  • Names: Wade, Sir Thomas Francis, 1818-1895 (Knight, diplomat) X

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Currie, Philip Henry Wodehouse, 1834-1906 (Baron Currie) 1
Donnelly, Sir John Fretcheville Dykes, 1834-1902 (Knight, Major General) 1
Gordon, Sir Henry William, 1818-1887 (Knight, army officer) 1