Chungking file, 1925 - British Defence Corps orders in instance that the Corps be mobilised and Chungking port/British Compound need evacuating or defending

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At back of 'Wanhsien Incident' file, papers of John Masson

Includes roll lists of British subjects in port and their posts should the situation develop; letter to all residents from John Masson, 9 Jan 1927, informing them of the creation of a British Defence Committee; evacuation schemes.,

Also, copies of the 'Chungking Daily Dope', a satirical newsletter of a couple of pages per issue, with rhymes, games, local news and columns such as 'political palaver', 'heard in the Club Bar' and 'Racing Rants': Vol 1 No.s 1-11, Jan 1927; Vol 2 No.s 1-12, Feb 1927; Vol 3 No.s 1-8, Feb 1927

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