Ref NoMCR/4/2/8
Alt Ref NoMR/94
geographical classification 4.4
TitleChina and Japan: Exploration and Economic Products: Reports and correspondence
DescriptionPrinted documents with manuscript annotation, and manuscript letters and notes, regarding exploration and economic products in China, Japan, Hong Kong and Korea. Printed documents frequently include printed maps, and printed colour illustrations [including chromolithographs]. Includes manuscript note by Charles Ford [Superintendent, Hong Kong Botanical Gardens].

Printed documents comprise:

- CHINA. NO. 4 (1864). COMMERCIAL REPORTS FROM HER MAJESTY'S CONSUL IN CHINA, FOR THE YEAR 1862. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1864)

- CHINA. NO 2 (1865). CORRESPONDENCE RESPECTING DIRECT COMMERCE WITH THE WEST OF CHINA FROM RANGOON. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1865)

- REPORTS BY CONSUL SWINHOE OF HIS SPECIAL MISSION UP THE RIVER YANG-TSZE-KIANG, ETC [1869]

- REPORT BY MR ADAMS, SECRETARY TO HER MAJESTY'S LEGATION IN JAPAN, ON THE CENTRAL SILK DISTRICTS OF JAPAN [1869]

- REPORTS BY CONSUL LOWDER ON THE TRADE OF THE PORT OF NIIGATA, IN JAPAN [1869]

- REPORT RESPECTING INQUIRIES INTO THE CULTURE OF THE SILKWORM, MADE BY AN ITALIAN MISSION INTO THE INTERIOR OF JAPAN [1869]

- JAPAN. NO 1. THIRD REPORT BY MR ADAMS ON SILK CULTURE IN JAPAN, DATED AUGUST 10, 1870. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1871) [includes printed diagrams and colour illustrations]

- REPORT OF A TOUR IN JAPAN BY MR TROUP [1870]

- JAPAN. NO 4 (1871) REPORTS ON THE MANUFACTURE OF PAPER IN JAPAN (London: Harrison and Sons, 1871) [includes printed colour illustrations]

- DESPATCHES FROM MR ADAMS, HER MAJESTY'S SECRETARY OF LEGATION AT YEDO, RESPECTING THE DETERIORATION OF SILK IN JAPAN [1871]

- REPORT BY MR ROBERTSON, HER MAJESTY'S CONSUL AT KANAGAWA, ON SILK CULTIVATION IN JAPAN [1871]

- JAPAN. NO 1 (1873). REPORTS ON THE PRODUCTION OF TEA IN JAPAN. (ILLUSTRATED WITH COPIES OF DRAWINGS BY A NATIVE ARTIST). (London: Harrison and Sons, 1873) [includes printed colour illustrations]

- CHINA. NO 3 (1878). REPORT BY MR BABER ON THE ROUTE FOLLOWED BY MR GROSVENOR'S MISSION BETWEEN TALI-FU AND MOMEIN. [WITH THE ITINERARY AND MAP OF ROAD FROM YÜNNAN-FU] (London: Harrison and Sons, 1878)

- TAMSUI TRADE REPORT,FOR THE YEAR 1881 [1882]

- CASSIA LIGNEA [1882]

- NOTES OF A JOURNEY BY MR HOSIE THROUGH THE PROVINCES OF KUEICHOW AND YÜNNAN [1882]

- EXTRACT FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1882

- CHINA. NO 2 (1884) REPORT BY MR HOSIE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH THE PROVINCES OF SSU-CH'UAN, YÜNNAN, AND KUEI CHOU: FEBRUARY 11 TO JUNE 14, 1883 (London: Harrison and Sons, 1884)

- REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF BOTANICAL AND AFFORESTATION DEPARTMENT FOR 1883 [1884]

- CHINA. NO 2 (1885). REPORT BY MR HOSIE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH CENTRAL SSU'CH'UAN IN JUNE AND JULY, 1884. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1885)

- REPORT FOR 1884 OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE BOTANICAL AND AFFORESTATION DEPARTMENT [1885]

- CHINA. NO 1 (1888) REPORT BY MR F S A BOURNE OF A JOURNEY IN SOUTH-WESTERN CHINA. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1888)

- COMMERCIAL. NO 11 (1893). REPORT BY MR HOSIE ON THE ISLAND OF FORMOSA WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO ITS RESOURCES AND TRADE. [WITH A MAP]. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1893)

- COMMERCIAL. NO 1 (1896). REPORT ON FORMOSA, BY MR N PERKINS, ASSISTANT IN HER MAJESTY'S CONSULAR SERVICE. (London: Harrison and Sons, 1896).
Date1862-1896
SubjectCommercial products
Silk
Sericulture
Paper industry
Tea
Tea trade
Cassia (Spice)
FormatPublished documents
Manuscript papers
Illustration
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/482Ford; Charles (1844-1927); Horticulturist1844-1927
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