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    Medhurst, Walter Henry (male) 11/03/1822 - 12/26/1885 English

    British consul in China; born in Java the son of a missionary; attached to British military during Opium Wars; served many years in consular positions in China; wrote Curiosities of Street Literature in China (1871), The Foreigner in far Cathay (1872). See Boase II: 830, ODNB.

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