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Bowring, John, 1792-1872



  • Existence: 1792-10-17 - 1872-11-23

John Bowring (1792-1872), British political economist, author, translator, and 4th Governor of Hong Kong

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Bowring collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 223
Overview: Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and...
Dates: 1821-1871