The United States and China

The United States and China : An Address Before the Congregational Club of Brooklyn (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The United States and China: An Address Before the Congregational Club of Brooklyn These gentlemen proceeded to make a treaty with China that practically superseded the Burlingame treaty, and provided that the Government of the United States, when and to such extent as it should think desirable, might enact laws to restrict immigration for a period of ten years. Perhaps it ought to be stated, although it bears an unpleasant significance, that when members of the Chinese Foreign Office, at the beginning of these negotiations, asked what was unsatisfactory in the agreements made by them with Mr. Seward, the answer was given that Mr. Seward had no authority to advance his proposals. We must presume, although it puts some strain upon us, that the member of the Commission who made this re spouse had not taken the trouble to read the in struction given to me by the State Department, that at the moment was on file in the Legation archives. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243294123
  • 9780243294121