By Lindsay Ride, May Ride, Bernard Mellor
Many of the the key figures (British, ecu and American) throughout the turbulent occasions resulting in the Opium struggle are buried within the outdated Protestant Cemetery in Macao. The tales advised by means of the inscriptions at the a hundred and sixty gravestones there shape Macao and Hong Kong's heritage.
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Lin badly needed the reopening of trade to sustain Imperial revenues and asked Captain Warner, who was planning an immediate return to London with a shipload of tea, to deliver a letter to that effect to Queen Victoria. Other ships whose captains signed the guarantees were the Royal Saxon and the American ship Mermaid. 6 THE STANTON INCIDENT THE WIFE OF RICHARD TURNER (93) had arrived at Macao about six months before his death, accompanied by two of their sons and their tutor, Vincent Stanton, a divinity student of St John's College, Cambridge.
The ship was detained, several merchants and compradors were arrested, all manner of cargo boats prevented from running, and unjust accusations made against many of the American and other foreign traders. In due course, 21 AN EAST INDIA COMPANY CEMETERY yield up their stocks to be destroyed, and when the British refused to comply, laid siege to all 13 of the factories, from which the traders were denied egress until all stocks were surrendered. When the British stocks of nearly 20,300 chests had been handed over, Elliot was free to withdraw the British nationals to Macao, hoping to make common cause with the government there.
The Select Committee then informed the Hong merchants of their decision that, should they reach a final impasse, they would retire from China altogether, a move which, had it been taken, would have either brought the Company humiliation or closed the China trade to it forever. As it was, the Viceroy - at risk of Imperial wrath - despatched an official to enquire fully into the episode. Urmston cancelled the exodus, feeling that this opened the door to further negotiation. The Topaze sailed from Chuenpi on 8 February and, after the usual facesaving parley, the factory personnel were allowed to return to Canton and resume trading.
An East India Company Cemetery: Protestant Burials in Macao by Lindsay Ride, May Ride, Bernard Mellor