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United States Congressional Serial Set Volume 1032 (Paperback) Loot Price: R822 Discovery Miles 8 220
United States Congressional Serial Set Volume 1032 (Paperback): Us Government, Anonymous
United States Congressional Serial Set Volume 1032 (Paperback): Us Government, Anonymous

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Us Government, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...his own limited authority the same as he says Kiying really had, willing hereafter to negotiate. With a very distinct understanding that it was but matter of preliminary inquiry, I had no difficulty in arriving at a result here also. To the suggestion of a resident minister at Pekin, or to any visit, periodical or otherwise, or to personal access to the court, and to opening the rivers and internal marts of China, an absolute refusal is given, even to the extent of not being willing to discuss it. The points on which they expressed a willingness to treat, and which I believe could be embodied into a treaty, are: 1. Direct correspondence, by sealed communications, with the privy council--not only the receipt of such communications, but the acknowledgemont of them on terms of equality. In short, direct correspondence, in its most comprehensive form. 2. The immediate legalization and opening of all the ports where irregular trade is now carried on, and those named were Swatow, Chinchu, Taiwan, Fangshau, Wunchaw, and Chapoo. I think that a modification of duties might be treated of, though as I had no intention of doing more than ascertaining in a general way what hereafter they might be willing to discuss, I did not go into detail. There was another incidental matter which was talked of in this interview--the proper mode of receiving the President's letter at the capital. I refused to hand it to the imperial commissioner until I should see the decree of the Emperor as to its mode of reception. It was promised to me, and this morning it has been sent. I inclose a copy, and need hardly say it is entirely unsatisfactory. The subject of claims of citizens of the United States was also alluded to, as a matter about which I inquired if the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 294
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-04589-0
Barcode: 9781234045890
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-04589-3

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