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Lin Zexu's Letters to Queen Victoria and Emperor Daoguang

Posted December 30th, 2016 at 06:16 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga
Updated December 31st, 2016 at 12:50 PM by Lord Oda Nobunaga

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Commissioner Lin Zexu

The Chinese Repository is a collection of letters published in 1840 about the issue of opium trade in China, particularly that of foreign smuggling by the British. The first letter I chose to focus on is an open letter written to Queen Victoria by Commissioner Lin Zexu in which he requests the end of illegal opium trafficking. The second...
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