LETTERS FROM CHINA by Phyllis Kerr

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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838-1840

Phyllis Forbes Kerr

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Compiled and edited, and with background essays, by Phyllis Forbes Kerr


The correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes (1813-1889), and his son, J. Murray Forbes (1843-1936), carefully preserved but long forgotten, was rediscovered in the attic of the Forbes House atop Milton Hill outside Boston, prior to its opening as a house museum in 1964. Other family members thereafter generously donated additional papers—notably those of Francis Blackwell Forbes (1839-1908).


Published by Mystic Seaport, 1996
10" x 7"  317 pages

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