History Of The Insurrection In China; With Notices Of The Christianity, Creed, And Proclamations Of The Insurgents by Joseph-marie CalleryHistory Of The Insurrection In China; With Notices Of The Christianity, Creed, And Proclamations Of The Insurgents by Joseph-marie Callery

History Of The Insurrection In China; With Notices Of The Christianity, Creed, And Proclamations Of…

byJoseph-marie Callery

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SUPPLEMENTARY CHAPTER* BY THE TRANSLATOR. Sir George Bonham's proceedings--Interview of Mr. Meadows with the insurgent chiefs at Nankin--Sir George Bonham's account -- Religious ideas of the insurgents -- " The Trimetrical Classic"--Mr. Meadows' account of the insurgents and their chief--Capture of Amoy. The narrative of MM. Callery and Yvan ends, properly speaking, with the sixteenth chapter. The report mentioned in the seventeenth chapter, that the insurgents had heen beaten out of Nankin, by the Imperial forces, proves fallacious, and thus the opinion of the French authors is confirmed. The departure of Mr. Meadows, on the 9th of April, which MM. Callery and Yvan term, "one of the most interesting episodes of the insurrection," * The authorities for the facts in this "Supplementary Chapter" are the local journals, private commercial letters, and, above all, the Parliamentary "Papers respecting the Civil War in China," printed in August 1853.--J. O. SIR GEORGE BONHAM AT SHANG-HAI. 289 but the result of which was unknown at the time when they concluded their narrative, did not lead in the first instance to any important result. He reached Sou-Tcheou on the 10th, Tchang-Tcheou, on the Grand Canal, on the 13th, and Tan-Yang on the 14th; but when at the latter place, he found the canal so shallow, that he could proceed no further, and therefore returned to Chang-Hai (Shang-hae). The foreign residents at Chang-Hai were much tranquillized by the arrival of her Majesty's steamship Hermes, on the 21st of March, with Sir George Bonham, the British Plenipotentiary, who visited the place to ascertain how far the accounts connected with the progress of the rebellion were to be relied upon, and to determine whether interference on the part of the English would be ...
Title:History Of The Insurrection In China; With Notices Of The Christianity, Creed, And Proclamations Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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