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Sir George Staunton

An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China: including cursory observations made, and information obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary : together with a relation of the voyage undertaken on the occasion by His Majesty's ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan, in the East India Company's service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin as well as of their return to Europe with notices of the several places where they stopped in their way out and home being the islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jago the port of Rio de Janeiro in South America the islands of St. Helena, Tristan d'Acunha, and Amsterdam the coasts of Java, and Sumatra the Nanka Isles, Pulo Condore, and Cochin China : taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Earl of Macartney ... Sir Erasmus Gower ... and other gentlemen in the several departments of the embassy

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Record reflects two copies noted in 19th century catalogs; a 3 vol. London edition printed 1797, and a 2 vol. Dublin edition printed 1798. 
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An authentic account of an embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China: including cursory observations made, and information obtained, in travelling through that ancient empire, and a small part of Chinese Tartary : together with a relation of the voyage undertaken on the occasion by His Majesty's ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan, in the East India Company's service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin as well as of their return to Europe with notices of the several places where they stopped in their way out and home being the islands of Madeira, Teneriffe, and St. Jago the port of Rio de Janeiro in South America the islands of St. Helena, Tristan d'Acunha, and Amsterdam the coasts of Java, and Sumatra the Nanka Isles, Pulo Condore, and Cochin China : taken chiefly from the papers of His Excellency the Earl of Macartney ... Sir Erasmus Gower ... and other gentlemen in the several departments of the embassy Library Average
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Borrower Name Volume Date Out Date In Fine Transcribed
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Robert McMennomyVolume 28/9/17998/15/1799Stauntons Embassy
Jacob J. JanewayVolume 18/22/17998/31/1799Staunton's Embassy
Peter AllairVolume 19/3/179911/7/1799Staunton's Embassy
Joseph WilliamsVolume 210/24/179910/25/1799Staunton's Embassy
Cornelius BrinckerhoffVolume 111/7/17992/13/18006/Staunton's Embassy
Peter AllairVolume 211/7/179911/23/1799Staunton's Embassy
Peter AllairVolume 312/4/17991/8/1800Staunton's Embassy
John RodmanVolume 212/12/179912/16/1799Staunton's Embassy
Robert McMennomyVolume 31/23/18001/27/1800Stauntons Embassy
William Samuel JohnsonVolume 22/1/18002/8/1800Stauntons Embassy
Alexander PhoenixVolume 12/3/18002/21/1800Stauntons Embassy
Cornelius BrinckerhoffVolume 22/13/18002/21/1800"
Sidney PhoenixVolume 22/15/18002/24/1800Embassy to China
Cornelius BrinckerhoffVolume 32/21/18003/14/1800"
Malcolm CampbellVolume 12/25/18003/3/1800Stauntons Embassy
Malcolm CampbellVolume 23/3/18003/17/1800"
William WheelerVolume 13/5/18003/17/1800Stauntons Embassy
Rebecca LaightVolume 13/17/18003/19/1800Staunton's Embassy
William WheelerVolume 23/17/18003/20/1800"
Tiddeman HullVolume 14/1/18004/8/1800Staunton's Embassy
Tiddeman HullVolume 24/8/18005/23/1800"
Simeon DemingVolume 14/9/18004/29/1800Stauntons Embassy
Simeon DemingVolume 24/29/18005/10/1800"
Simeon DemingVolume 35/10/18005/27/1800"
Francis L. HarisonVolume 15/15/18005/20/1800Staunton's China
Tiddeman HullVolume 25/23/18005/23/1800"
hezekiah pierpontVolume 15/24/18006/14/1800Stauntons Embassy
hezekiah pierpontVolume 26/14/18007/5/1800"
Anthony BleeckerVolume 16/21/18006/28/1800Staunton's China
John J. WattsVolume 16/28/18007/21/18004dStauntons Embassy
Anthony BleeckerVolume 26/28/18007/8/1800"
Anthony BleeckerVolume 37/8/18007/16/1800"
Allard AnthonyVolume 17/10/18007/15/1799Staunton's Embassy
Ann PierceVolume 17/15/18007/17/1800Stauntons Embassy
Allard AnthonyVolume 27/15/18007/23/1799"
John J. WattsVolume 27/21/18008/9/1800"
Allard AnthonyVolume 27/23/18007/23/1799"
Henry RogersVolume 18/2/18008/7/1800Staunton Embassy
John J. WattsVolume 28/9/18008/18/1800"
Rebecca LaightVolume 18/20/18008/23/1800Stauntons Embassy
Thomas B. AtwoodVolume 18/23/18008/28/1800Staunton's Embassy
Rebecca LaightVolume 28/23/18008/25/1800"
Charles RhindVolume 18/25/18008/29/1800Strauntons Embassy
Thomas B. AtwoodVolume 28/28/180010/21/18005/6"
Charles RhindVolume 28/29/18009/2/1800"
Charles RhindVolume 39/2/18009/19/1800"
Ann PierceVolume 29/29/18001/21/18018/Stauntons Embassy
Thomas Ten EyckVolume 19/30/180010/22/1800Stauntons Embassy
Thomas Ten EyckVolume 210/22/180011/14/18004d"
Benjamin MooreVolume 110/23/180010/24/1800Staunton's Embassy
John ParkinsonVolume 111/11/180011/20/1800Stauntons Embassy
Benjamin MooreVolume 211/14/180011/24/1800Stauntons Embassy
John Jacob AstorVolume 111/24/180012/26/180022/10Staunton's Embassy
John WattsVolume 111/24/180012/6/1800Staunton's Embassy
John ParkinsonVolume 211/28/180012/5/1800Stauntons Embassy
John WattsVolume 212/6/180012/27/1800Stauntons Embassy
John ParsonsVolume 112/29/180012/30/1800Stauntons Embassy
John ParsonsVolume 212/29/180012/30/1800Stauntons Embassy
George GosmanVolume 11/17/18011/22/1801Stauntons China
Richard DuryieVolume 12/5/18012/25/1801Stauntons China
Robert R. RandallVolume 12/19/18012/21/1801Stauntons Embassy
Robert R. RandallVolume 22/21/18012/26/1801"
John S. SchermerhornVolume 12/25/18013/6/1801Staunton Embassy
Richard DuryieVolume 22/25/18013/19/18016d"
Robert R. RandallVolume 32/26/18013/2/1801"
Dominick LynchVolume 13/2/18013/13/1801Stauntons Embassy
John S. SchermerhornVolume 23/7/18013/18/1801"
Isaac Van VleeckVolume 13/9/18013/25/1801Staunton's Embassy
Dominick Lynch3/16/18013/24/1801Stauntons Embassy
Henry KunzeVolume 13/20/18013/27/1801Stauntons China
John S. SchermerhornVolume 33/21/18013/31/1801"
Isaac Van VleeckVolume 23/25/18014/4/1801"
Henry KunzeVolume 13/27/18014/8/1801"
Valentine PetersVolume 13/28/18014/14/1801Stauntons China
Henry KunzeVolume 24/8/18014/18/1801"
Valentine PetersVolume 14/14/18014/23/1801"
Valentine PetersVolume 24/23/18015/21/1801"
William ProctorVolume 14/30/18015/13/1801Staunton's Embassy
William ProctorVolume 35/13/18015/23/1801"
William ProctorVolume 25/13/18015/23/1801"
Nathaniel PauldingVolume 15/20/18016/5/1801Stauntons Embassy
John WoodVolume 15/25/18016/1/1801Stauntons Embassy
John WoodVolume 15/25/18016/1/1801Stauntons Embassy
Nathaniel PauldingVolume 26/5/18016/19/1801"
Gulian VerplanckVolume 16/19/18017/8/1801Stauntons Embassy
John WoodVolume 26/22/18016/30/1801Stauntons China
Nathaniel PauldingVolume 17/3/18017/22/1801Stauntons China
Nathaniel PauldingVolume 37/3/18017/22/1801Stauntons China
Nathaniel PauldingVolume 27/3/18017/22/1801Stauntons China
Gulian VerplanckVolume 27/8/18017/15/1801Stauntons Embassy
Peter HegemanVolume 17/22/18017/25/1801Staunton China
Daniel StansburyVolume 17/22/18017/14/1801Stauntons China
Joseph BranttinghamVolume 17/22/18017/24/1801Staunton's China
Daniel StansburyVolume 27/24/18018/7/1801"
Joseph BranttinghamVolume 27/24/18018/7/1801"
Peter HegemanVolume 37/25/18018/6/1801"
Peter HegemanVolume 27/25/18018/6/1801"
Thomas BarrowVolume 18/12/18018/20/1801Staunton China
Thomas BarrowVolume 28/12/18018/20/1801Staunton China
Thomas ServiceVolume 18/18/18018/26/1801Stauntons China
Thomas ServiceVolume 28/26/18019/8/1801"
Henry Priest9/5/18019/9/1801Stauntons Embassy
Henry PriestVolume 29/9/18019/12/1801"
James BoydVolume 19/16/180110/1/1801Stauntons Embassy
James BoydVolume 210/1/180110/12/1801"
Quinton MillenVolume 110/12/180110/26/1801Stauntons China
Quinton MillenVolume 210/26/180111/17/18012d"
William GreenVolume 110/30/180110/31/1801Staunton China
William GreenVolume 210/31/180111/2/1801"
William GreenVolume 311/2/180111/3/1801"
Jacobus L. LeffertsVolume 111/24/180111/26/1801Stauntons China
Jacobus L. LeffertsVolume 211/26/180111/30/1801"
Jacobus L. LeffertsVolume 311/30/180112/2/1801"
William ShipleyVolume 112/12/18011/8/1802Stauntons Embassy
John ParkinsonVolume 112/22/180112/28/1801Staunton's China
John ParkinsonVolume 212/28/18011/6/1802"
William ShipleyVolume 31/8/18023/15/18028/"
William ShipleyVolume 21/8/18023/15/18028/"
John TurnerVolume 13/15/18024/10/1802Stauntons Embassy
John TurnerVolume 23/15/18024/10/1802Stauntons Embassy
John TurnerVolume 14/30/18025/19/1802Staunton's Embassy
John TurnerVolume 24/30/18025/19/1802Staunton's Embassy
James WatsonVolume 15/11/18025/13/1802Staunton's Emb
James WatsonVolume 35/11/18025/13/1802Staunton's Emb
James WatsonVolume 25/11/18025/13/1802Staunton's Emb
Robert BensonVolume 15/29/18026/2/1802Staunton's Embassy
Robert BensonVolume 26/2/18026/7/1802"
Robert BensonVolume 36/7/18026/17/1802"
Willet ColesVolume 16/18/18026/18/1802Stauntons China
Willet ColesVolume 26/18/18026/18/1802Stauntons China
Matthew ClarksonVolume 17/12/18027/20/1802Staunton's Embassy
Thomas SlidellVolume 17/14/18028/11/18022/4Stauntons China
Thomas SlidellVolume 27/14/18028/11/18022/4Stauntons China
Matthew ClarksonVolume 37/20/18027/30/1802Staunton's Embassy
Matthew ClarksonVolume 27/20/18027/30/1802Staunton's Embassy
James Inglis Jr.Volume 17/26/18028/6/1802Staunton's China
Daniel PhoenixVolume 18/7/18028/7/1802Stauntons China
John ShawVolume 19/13/18029/17/1802Stauntons China
John ShawVolume 39/17/180210/15/18022/8"
John ShawVolume 29/17/180210/15/18022/8"
Peter HegemanVolume 110/22/180211/4/1802Embassy to China
Peter HegemanVolume 210/22/180211/4/1802Embassy to China
Charles RhindVolume 112/22/180212/28/1802Stauntons China
Charles RhindVolume 312/28/18021/14/1803"
Charles RhindVolume 212/28/18021/14/1803"
Silas TalbotVolume 112/31/18021/4/1803Staunton China
Augustus BaileyVolume 11/29/18032/5/1803Staunton's Embassy
Augustus BaileyVolume 22/5/18032/9/1803"
Garret Van HorneVolume 12/8/18032/11/1803Stauntons China
Augustus BaileyVolume 32/9/18032/12/1803"
Garret Van HorneVolume 22/11/18032/14/1803"
Garret Van HorneVolume 22/15/18032/24/1803"
James StuartVolume 13/4/18033/12/1803Staunton's China
James StuartVolume 23/4/18033/12/1803Staunton's China
William DunlapVolume 13/7/18033/25/1803Stauntons China
Rich HarisonVolume 13/14/18033/24/1803Stauntons China
Rich HarisonVolume 23/14/18033/24/1803Stauntons China
John WoodsVolume 13/24/18034/18/18038dStaunton's China
William DunlapVolume 33/25/18033/29/1803"
William DunlapVolume 23/25/18033/29/1803"
William DunlapVolume 33/29/18034/18/1803"
William DunlapVolume 23/29/18034/18/1803"
John Ten BrookVolume 14/15/18035/5/1803Stauntons China
William DunlapVolume 34/18/18035/7/1803"
John WoodsVolume 24/18/18035/12/18036d"
John Ten Brook5/5/18035/26/1803Stauntons China
Jonathan H. LawrenceVolume 15/12/18035/18/1803Stauntons China
Christopher WolfeVolume 15/17/18035/31/1803Stauntons China
Jonathan H. LawrenceVolume 35/18/18035/21/1803"
John Ten BrookVolume 35/26/18036/14/1803Stauntons China
Christopher WolfeVolume 25/31/18036/22/1803"
Leffert Lefferts Jr.Volume 16/1/18036/9/1803Staunton's China
Leffert Lefferts Jr.Volume 26/1/18036/9/1803Staunton's China
John P. MumfordVolume 16/2/18036/14/1803Stanutons China
John P. MumfordVolume 16/14/18036/14/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 16/14/18036/20/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 16/20/18037/11/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 26/20/18037/11/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 17/11/18037/28/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 27/11/18037/28/1803"
John P. MumfordVolume 312/24/18031/25/1804Stauntons China
John P. MumfordVolume 212/24/18031/25/1804Stauntons China
James BeekmanVolume 112/29/18031/26/1804Stauntons Embassy
James BeekmanVolume 212/29/18031/26/1804Stauntons Embassy
John P. MumfordVolume 11/25/18042/11/1804"
Francis ChildsVolume 11/28/18041/31/1804Stauntons China
Francis ChildsVolume 21/31/18042/4/1804"
James Watson, Jr.Volume 13/9/18044/2/1804Stauntons China
James Watson, Jr.Volume 23/9/18044/2/1804Stauntons China
John P. MumfordVolume 13/19/18043/23/1804Staunton's China
Henry PriestVolume 16/16/18046/25/1804Stauntons China
isaac carrowVolume 16/25/18046/30/1804Stauntons China
Henry PriestVolume 26/25/18047/16/1804"
George MillerVolume 18/21/180410/1/1804Stauntons China
George MillerVolume 38/21/180410/1/1804Stauntons China
George MillerVolume 28/21/180410/1/1804Stauntons China
George MillerVolume 110/1/180410/24/1804"
George MillerVolume 310/1/180410/24/1804"
George MillerVolume 210/1/180410/24/1804"
isaac carrowVolume 111/12/180411/15/1804Stauntons China
isaac carrowVolume 211/12/180411/15/1804Stauntons China
Henry RutgersVolume 11/15/18051/26/1805Stauntons China
Henry RutgersVolume 21/26/18052/9/1805Stauntons China
Henry SadlerVolume 12/21/18053/5/1805Stauntons China
George D. CooperVolume 22/23/18053/25/1805Stauntons China
Henry SadlerVolume 23/5/18053/14/1805"
Henry SadlerVolume 33/14/18053/29/1805"
Archibald McLeanVolume 14/2/18054/5/1805Stauntons China
Jacob LattingVolume 14/24/18055/10/1805Stauntons China
Jacob LattingVolume 25/10/18055/18/1805"
Jacob LattingVolume 25/18/18056/12/1805"
Rich HarisonVolume 16/10/18057/9/1805Stauntons China
Rich HarisonVolume 27/9/18057/15/1805Staunton China
William MooreVolume 17/15/18057/17/1805Stauntons China
William MooreVolume 27/17/18057/22/1805"
George CockVolume 17/19/18058/7/1805Stauntons China
George CockVolume 28/7/18058/20/1805"
Joshua WatsonVolume 18/22/180511/6/1805Stauntons China
Joshua WatsonVolume 28/22/180511/6/1805Stauntons China
Ephraim CockVolume 211/20/180511/30/1805Stauntons China
Andrew CockVolume 111/23/180512/10/1805Staunton China
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