By Lindsay Ride, May Ride, Bernard Mellor

ISBN-10: 9622093841

ISBN-13: 9789622093843

Many of the the most important figures (British, ecu and American) through the turbulent occasions resulting in the Opium warfare are buried within the outdated Protestant Cemetery in Macao. The tales informed via the inscriptions at the a hundred and sixty gravestones there shape Macao and Hong Kong's heritage.

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H. Vachell, returned to England, young Stanton undertook to preside over the services in the British chapel at Macao until a successor was appointed, and decided to stay on after the family left again for England. He was one of the handful who refused to leave when Commissioner Lin ordered the British out of Macao in 1839, an exodus which Lin had encouraged by offering a large reward to anyone who managed to kidnap any of those who had remained. Early on the morning of 6 August 1840, Stanton had left his lodgings to join two friends in a swim from Casilha Bay.

The Viceroy refused to withdraw his 18 THE COMPANY AND THE CHINA TRADE demand. The Select Committee then informed the Hong merchants of their decision that, should they reach a final impasse, they would retire from China altogether, a move which, had it been taken, would have either brought the Company humiliation or closed the China trade to it forever. As it was, the Viceroy - at risk of Imperial wrath - despatched an official to enquire fully into the episode. Urmston cancelled the exodus, feeling that this opened the door to further negotiation.

Elliot ordered the evacuation of Chusan, and Bremer formally took possession of Hong Kong. The Emperor dismissed Kishen and repudiated his offers, whereupon the British force captured the Bogue forts and Whampoa, invested the factories, and made to attack the city of Canton itself. Cree noted that 'a treaty of peace was said to be concluded with China, after the children of the Flowery Empire had got a severe drubbing and about 600 of them killed, and the forts in the Canton River knocked about their ears'.

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