“Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End”

Lin Zexu . From Portfolio Chinensis: Or, a Collection of Authentic Chinese State Papers Illustrative of the History of the Present Position of Affairs in China., 1840.

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Image of Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End

This document outlines the ways the English have wronged the Chinese empire in terms of opium trade. It declares that any and all trade with the “English barbarians” will officially end, and any citizens of China importing and selling English goods shall

Image of Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End

This document outlines the ways the English have wronged the Chinese empire in terms of opium trade. It declares that any and all trade with the “English barbarians” will officially end, and any citizens of China importing and selling English goods shall

Image of Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End

This document outlines the ways the English have wronged the Chinese empire in terms of opium trade. It declares that any and all trade with the “English barbarians” will officially end, and any citizens of China importing and selling English goods shall

Image of Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End

This document outlines the ways the English have wronged the Chinese empire in terms of opium trade. It declares that any and all trade with the “English barbarians” will officially end, and any citizens of China importing and selling English goods shall

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Proclamation by the High Authorities, Containing the Imperial Decree Declaring the English Trade with China for Ever at an End
Publication Title Portfolio Chinensis: Or, a Collection of Authentic Chinese State Papers Illustrative of the History of the Present Position of Affairs in China.
Creator Lin Zexu
Publication Date 1840
Call Number Case F 6604 .82