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Portfolio chinensis, or, A collection of authentic Chinese state papers illustrative of the history of the present position of affairs in China / with a translation, notes and introduction ; by J. Lewis Shuck

Author/Creator:
Shuck, J. Lewis (Jehu Lewis), 1812-1863.
Publication:
Macao, China : Printed for the translator, 1840
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 191 p. ; 23 cm
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Other Title:
Portfolio chinensis.
Collection of authentic Chinese state papers illustrative of the history of the present position of affairs in China.
Subjects:
China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842.
Opium trade.
Contents:
Preface
Introduction
Paper relating to the internal policy of the country
Proclamation of Lew, chief magistrate of Nanhae, relating to an opium depot
The first proclamation of the high commissioner to foreigners demanding the surrender of their opium
Proclamation by the commissioner to foreigners detailing four reasons why they should at once surrender their opium
Proclamation containing the imperial decree declaring the English trade for ever at an end
Letter from the high commissioner to the queen of Great Britiain [sic]
Memorial of Tsang Wangyen to the emperor, recommending plans for the entire suppression of all foreign intercourse, and the extermination of foreigners. With a supplement relating to the Portuguese of Macao
Notes
Appendix. Offering rewards for the arrest and murder of the English.
Notes:
Chinese and English.
Chinese printed from wooden blocks, except in appendix where movable type was used.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Title-page inscribed: "Presented to the Athenaeum by S. Weir Lewis Esq. Sept 11/85."
Cited in:
Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 31456
Nineteenth century : books on China, 7.1.412
OCLC:
5837228