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Title Emigration from China to the West Indies
Section Section V: Race, Class, Imperialism and Colonialism, 1607-2007
Date 1851
Document Type Report, Manuscript
Library The National Archives
Reference CO 885/1/19
Region Central America and the Caribbean, East Asia, South East Asia, Australasia
Names James T. White, Henry Barkly
Places Asia, China, West Indies, Macao, Hong Kong, British Guiana, Sandwich Islands, Australia, New South Wales, Singapore
Topics government papers, Colonial Office, schedule (i2), Chinese labourers (i2), Coolies (i4), Chinese characteristics (i2), Syme Muir and Co. (i3), separation of emigrant races (i4), return passage for labourers (i4), Opium (i5), food, rations (i4), "expense of shipping coolies" (i4), wages (i6), female infanticide (i7), purchase of women (i7), terms of emigration (i8), footbinding (i11), mutiny (i15), population of Singapore (i16), sugar plantation (i18), sugar crop figures (i23), census of Singapore (i21), census of Prince of Wales Islands (i23)
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