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China--Xiamen (Xiamen Shi)

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Caleb Smith letters sent from Hong Kong to Ethelbert Marshall Smith in Amoy (Xieman), China

 Collection — 1: [translation missing: en.instance_container.barcode: 31151030142453]
Identifier: MS-0796
Overview This collection consists of two letters written on May 28 and December 3, 1864 from Caleb Smith to his younger brother Ethelbert Marshall Smith. The letters describe business dealings overseas during the 19th century, as well as personal matters. Caleb Smith worked in Hong Kong at a small merchant firm, and Ethelbert worked in Amoy (Xiamen, China) as the United States unnoficial Vice-Consul before moving to work at an unnamed private company.