Titsingh, Isaac, 1744-1812Alternative names
Titsingh was governor of Batavia and council extraordinary of Netherlands India.
From the description of Collections of Monsieur Isaac Titsingh, Governor of Batavia, 1784-1916 (bulk 1784-1795). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63977519
"This volume [sic] is composed of the collection of Isaac Titsingh, governor of Batavia and council extraordinary of Netherlands India.
The first papers consist of a defense of the conduct of Isaac Titsingh in his control of the commerce of the Netherlands East India Company. The later papers deal chiefly with the plans for the Dutch embassy to China, under Isaac Titsingh as ambassador, during the years 1794 and 1795"--Prefatory note, v.1.
"The translations of the edicts of the Emperor of China are especially valuable, as they treat of the English embassy under Lord Macartney and give the emperor's reasons for not consenting to the English establishment at Pekin, but insisting on its remaining at Canton and Macao. The edicts throughout are friendly in tone and refute the calumnies of interested persons on the supposed failure of the embassy"--Prefatory note, v.1.
From the description of Collections of Monsieur Isaac Titsingh [microform], Governor of Batavia, etc. : including Expose de la conduite de M. Titsingh; Edicts of the Emperor of China in reply to the Earl of Macartney, who had solicited, for an English factory at Pekin; Lettre de Creance d'Isaac Titsingh aupres de l'Empereur de la Chine; Lettre de Creance de Macartney; Lettre du Conseil de Batvia a l'Empereur de Chine; L'orde de l'Empereur pour la reception des ambassadeurs anglais; Cour d'Jedo / translated from the Dutch language for the collection of Charles W. Wason. Manuscripts, 1784-1916, (bulk 1784-1795). (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 75291509
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