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1899-08-02_Meeting_at_Tai_Po_Market

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1899-08-02_Meeting_at_Tai_Po_Market

Original from the UK National Archives, also availabe at the Public Records Office, Government Records Service

Text on the Public Records Office website:

Meeting at Tai Po Market between Sir Henry Blake and the gentry and elders of the New Territories communities at which the Governor explained the principles upon which the leased territories would be governed. Gentry and elders assembled to greet the governor and his party, 2 August, 1899.

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Wednesday, August 2, 1899