Kōrero: Chinese

Receipts for money

Receipts for money

This is the first page of a letter written by a missionary in China in the 19th century. It records receipts for money forwarded by Chinese gold miners in New Zealand to relatives and friends in the P’oon Yu district in Kwantung (Guangdong) Province, south China. Some of the entries are annotated in Chinese characters.

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Presbyterian Archives, Knox College

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - The first immigrants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/1087/receipts-for-money (accessed 28 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Manying Ip, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015