CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3004/V410
TitleDiary kept by [Lieutenant R. Gordon] while serving with the British Expeditionary Force to China
Date9 September 1841 - 20 January 1843
Extent1 volume
DescriptionDescribes the attacks upon Amoy, Chusan, Guyaon, Fingwha, Chapoo, Chunkeangfoo and Kiang-foo-hien, and the defence of Chunhae. Includes military sketches, sketch plans, and "Memoranda of the earlier part of the Chinese Expeditionary Force".

(Diary had been previously attributed to Alexander, 16th Lord Saltoun, but now attributed to Lieutenant R Gordon, following research by Isabella Jackson, University of Aberdeen, 2015).
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