• J. Scott Keltie
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Tsait’ien, Emperor—Hwangti—of China ; born 1871 ; the son of Prince Ch’un, seventh brother of the Emperor Hien-Fêng ; succeeded to the throne by proclamation, at the death of Emperor T’ung-chi, January 22, 1875 ; he was married February 26, 1889.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning China

1. Official Publications

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  1. 1.The Royal Geographical SocietyUK
  2. 2.The Geographical Societies of ParisBerlinGermany
  3. 3.The Geographical Societies of ParisRomeItaly
  4. 4.The Geographical Societies of ParisLisbonPortugal
  5. 5.The Geographical Societies of ParisAmsterdamNetherlands
  6. 6.The Geographical Societies of ParisBrusselsBelgium
  7. 7.The Geographical Societies of ParisBuda-PestHungary
  8. 8.The Geographical Societies of ParisGenevaSwitzerland
  9. 9.The Geographical Societies of ParisNeuchatelSwitzerland
  10. 10.The Geographical Societies of ParisPhiladelphiaUSA
  11. 11.Commercial Geographical Society of ParisFrance

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