A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794 : Containing the Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese And a Description of the Country, Towns, Cities, &C., &C

Aeneas Anderson

Excerpt from A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794: Containing the Various Circumstances of the Embassy, With Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese And a Description of the Country, Towns, Cities, &C., &C The wife attentions of government were not, however, to be turned afide from fuch an important, national object as a commercial alliance between the Courts of London and Pekin: the character of Ambafador to China was accordingly revived, with additional fplendor, in the per ton of Earl Macartney and an emba y was re-appointed in fuch a manner as became the empire it was to repre fent - and the empire before which it was to appear. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.