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Native Opium, 1887. with an Appendix (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
Discovery Miles 2 840
Native Opium, 1887. with an Appendix (Paperback): China Hai Guan Zong Shui Wu Si Shu
Native Opium, 1887. with an Appendix (Paperback): China Hai Guan Zong Shui Wu Si Shu

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China Hai Guan Zong Shui Wu Si Shu

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ...(- Jfj), in the Chekiang province; in this province, from Fu-an (fg ), Ning-te (Hi IHX and Fu-t'ing (jjg jjjJ), in the Fu-ning prefecture; Cheng-ho (j ft) and Pu-ch'eng (ff $), in the Chien-ning prefecture; and Ku-t'ien (- g) and Yung-fu (jfc jjg), in this, the Foochow, prefecture. 3.--The only variety known here is valued at some 8450 per picul. 4.--It ought to pay a Likin tax to the Opium Tax Office ($ igfc /U) of Tts. 42 per picul, but rarely, if ever, does so, owing to the small quantities in which it circulates, --most of that produced being for local consumption in the neighbourhood of the gardens. 5.--It seems to be impossible to form any idea as to the extent of production. 6.--There is absolutely nothing known about the production, consumption, or price of any other variety than that of the places mentioned in this and the neighbouring province of Chekiang. I have, etc., To C. HANNEN, Commissioner of Customs. SIR ROBERT HART, K.C.M.G., Inspector General of Customs, PEKING. I Have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Circular No. 375, Second Series, calling for reports on Native Opium. All the information on that subject that I have been able to gather has been embodied in my despatch No. 279, replying to your Circular No. 372, Second Series, and I have nothing to add to what is there reported. Neither officials nor merchants know anything of the production of Native Opium hi the district from which it reaches us, nor of the production, consumption, and price of the varieties grown in Manchuria, Szechwan, and Yunnan. The kind that comes here chiefly is grown near Wenchow, and is called Wen-chou-chiang (So JW ); it seems to be of very poor quality. I have, etc., To J. L. CHALMERS, Assistant-in-Charge. SIR ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: China Hai Guan Zong Shui Wu Si Shu
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-18514-0
Barcode: 9781130185140
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LSN: 1-130-18514-1

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