Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Davis, John Francis

Updated October 23, 2014

John Francis Davis, Colonial Governor, was listed as a resident of Hong Kong from 1844 to 1848. He was also the British Plenipotentiary and Chief Superintendent of British Trade in China.

Davis' full style in Chinese is as follows: 大英欽奉全權公使大臣、總理香港地方軍務、兼領五港英商貿易事宜、世襲子爵.

Selected Bibliography: Tarrent, William, The Hong Kong Almanack and Directory for the Year 1846, 1848, 1850, Hong Kong: China Mail, resp. 1846, 1848 and 1850.


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