China; political, commercial, and social; an official report (Google eBook)

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Page 1 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 84 - Treaties existing between them; and, for that purpose, have named as their Plenipotentiaries, that is to say:— "Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland, the Right...
Page 443 - Behold, these shall come from far : and, lo, these from the north and from the west ; and these from the land of Sinim.
Page 85 - It being obviously necessary and desirable that British subjects should have some port whereat they may careen and refit their ships when required, and keep stores for that purpose...
Page 85 - His Majesty the Emperor of China agrees, that British subjects, with their families and establishments, shall be allowed to reside, for the purpose of carrying on their mercantile pursuits, without molestation or restraint...
Page 89 - It is agreed that English merchants and others residing at, or resorting to, the five ports to be opened, shall not go into the surrounding country beyond certain short distances to be named by the local authorities, in •concert with the British Consul, and on no pretence for purposes of traffic.
Page 86 - IX. The Emperor of China agrees to publish and promulgate, under His Imperial Sign Manual and Seal, a full and entire amnesty and act of indemnity to all subjects of China, on account of their having resided under, or having had dealings and intercourse with, or having entered the service of, Her Britannic Majesty, or of Her Majesty's officers; and His Imperial Majesty further engages to release all Chinese subjects who may be at this moment in confinement for similar reasons.
Page 179 - The debility, both moral and physical, attendant on its excitement, is terrible ; the appetite is soon destroyed, every fibre in the body trembles, the nerves of the neck become affected, and the muscles get rigid ; several...
Page x - ... arranged. But the appeal must be made on the same day, or it will not be regarded. While such points are still open, the Superintendent of Customs will delay to insert the same in his books, thus affording an opportunity that the merits of the case may be duly tried and sifted.
Page 471 - These shall spread over the whole world, shall be admitted into the councils of princes, and they never the wiser ; charming of them, yea, making your princes reveal their hearts and the secrets therein...

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