Hankow [Hankou]

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2 folders of letters covering local business and trade; compradore and staff problems, property and during August 1900 brief mentions of the actions of the `Reformers' i.e. Boxers. For 1898-99 letters from P Wong in Ichang were forwarded to Shanghai through Hankow [Hankou] and these particularly concern the purchase of property in Ichang [Yichang], the expansion of trade and Butterfield & Swire godowns and the problems of the opium trade



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