Letters from China :the Canton-Boston correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838-1840 /compiled and edited, and with background essays, by Phyllis Forbes Kerr.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319989

Description

317 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Merchants
Ocean travel.
Opium trade.
Commerce.
Manners and customs.
Merchants.
Commerce History 19th century.
Social life and customs 1644-1912.

Originator

Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet), 1804-1889.
Kerr, Phyllis Forbes.

Publication

Mystic, Ct. : Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

Description

317 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-277) and index.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

ISBN

0913372773
9780913372777

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.448

Other People and Orgs

Forbes, R. B. (Robert Bennet), 1804-1889
Forbes family.

Material Type

Correspondence.

Places

Massachusetts Boston
China
Massachusetts
China.
Massachusetts.

Edition

1st ed.