The History of Early Relations Between the United States and China, 1784-1844, Volume 22

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Yale University Press, 1917 - China - 209 pages
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Page 148 - Complete Collection of the Treaties and Conventions, and Reciprocal Regulations, at present subsisting between Great Britain and Foreign Powers, and of the Laws, Decrees, and Orders in Council concerning the same, so far as they relate to Commerce and Navigation...
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