Newchang [Yingkou]

Scope and Content

7 folders of letters from Butterfield & Swire agent covering local affairs and trade and political troubles, including the Sino-Japanese War 1894-95 when a gun-boat was sent to protect the port; relations with the Russians and June 1900 effect of Boxer Uprising (673) on trade in the area and Nesbitt's own reactions to the dangers of revolution in Newchwang

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