Review of the Management of Our Affairs in China: Since the Opening of the Trade in 1834; with an Analysis of the Government Despatches from the Assumption of Office by Capt. Elliott, on the 14th December, 1836, to the 22d of March, 1839

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Smith, Elder, and Company, 1840 - 217 Seiten
 

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Seite 14 - his soldiers, women, or man-of-war's men, were on board? If so, they would not be allowed to pass up the river." These inquiries being answered in the negative, the boat was allowed to proceed. One of the passengers asked the officer at the Bogue whether he would seize opium, if any were on board
Seite 16 - for an insult offered to the Sovereign of my country in the person of myself, by firing at and boarding a British vessel, under the pretext that I might be on board. I have now to request that the Admiral will send me officers, in order that I may fully explain my meaning; and having fulfilled my
Seite 120 - was that of removing unlicensed persons. But as no license from His Majesty is now necessary to enable His Majesty's subjects to trade with or reside in China, such power of expulsion has altogether ceased to exist with respect to China.
Seite 115 - direct; and that the Governor will consent to receive directly from you any communications on public affairs which the interests of the two governments may require you to make to him. You will also explain, that if in future your written communications should not be endorsed with the
Seite 115 - forthwith inform the Hong merchants and the Viceroy, that His Majesty's government cannot permit that you, an officer of His Majesty, should hold communications with an officer of the Emperor of China, through the intervention of private and irresponsible individuals. You will, therefore, request that any communications which the Governor may have to make to you in future may be sent
Seite 200 - port of Canton, or at any other place which may for that purpose be hereafter appointed by us, and not elsewhere" In the instructions from the Foreign Office, signed by Lord Palmerston, 25th Jan. 1834, we find the course to be adopted by Lord Napier marked out distinctly in these words. " Your Lordship will announce your arrival at Canton by letter to the Viceroy." What other course, then, could
Seite 120 - of the Act 33 Geo. III. c. 52; and further, that the only power exercised by the supercargoes was that of removing unlicensed persons. But as no license from His Majesty is now necessary to enable His Majesty's subjects to trade with or reside in China, such power of expulsion has altogether ceased to exist with respect to China. (Signed)

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