The Treaty Ports of China and Japan: A Complete Guide to the Open Ports of Those Countries, Together with Peking, Yedo, Hongkong and Macao. Forming a Guide Book & Vade Mecum for Travellers, Merchants, and Residents in General

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Trübner and Company, 1867 - China - 668 pages



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Page 341 - ... to devise means of raising the requisite funds for these purposes ; and at such meeting it shall be competent to the said renters to declare an Assessment in the form of a rate to be made on the said land or buildings, and in the form of wharfage dues on all goods landed at any place within the said limits ; and to appoint a Committee of three...
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Page 342 - ... notice of the same, setting forth the business upon which it is convened, for the consideration of any matter or thing connected with the...
Page 647 - Kailway passengers with luggage must be at the station at least a quarter of an hour before the time advertised for starting...
Page 650 - Railway any such Goods without distinctly marking their Nature on the Outside of the Package containing the same, or otherwise giving Notice in Writing to the Book-keeper or other...
Page 343 - Hereafter, should any corrections be requisite in these regulations, or should it be necessary to determine on further rules, or should doubts arise as to the construction of, or powers conferred thereby, the same must be consulted upon and settled by the Foreign Consuls and...
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Page 55 - Kowloong peninsula were situated two batteries, which might have commanded the anchorage, but which appeared to be but thinly manned ; these received due notice to withdraw their men and guns as agreed by the late treaty.
Page 309 - The plain in which Ningpo lies is a magnificent amphitheatre, stretching away from twelve to eighteen miles on one side to the base of the distant hills, and on the other to the verge of the ocean. As the eye travels along, it catches many a pleasing object. Turn landward, it will see canals and water-courses, fields and snug farm-houses, smiling cottages, family residences, hamlets and villages, family tombs, monasteries and temples. Turn in the opposite direction, and you perceive a plain country...
Page 341 - ... and to appoint a committee of three or more persons to levy the said rates and dues and apply the funds so realized to the purposes aforesaid, or in such manner as may be agreed and determined upon at the said meeting. And to that end the said committee...

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