Photocopies of nine letters of Lancelot Lawford to his wife (unnamed) from Shanghai, 1913, and Peking (Beijing), 1917, describing political and military events in China.
Photocopies of correspondence of Lancelot Lawford
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- ReferenceGB 102 MS 380683
- Dates of Creation1913 - 1917
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lancelot Lawford worked for the Chinese Maritime Customs in Shanghai and Peking at a period of political instability and fighting following the Chinese revolution of 1911 and the establishment of a republic.
Conditions Governing Access
This material was presented by Nigel Lawford in 1997.
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