Chefoo


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Chefoo

(ˈtʃiːˈfuː)
n
(Placename) another name for Yantai
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One recruit was Alice's niece, Helen Reikie, who "answered the call" in 1908, taught at a CIM school in Chefoo, and married a fellow missionary two years later in Shanghai.
Holmes of Virginia who went to Chefoo in 1860, immediately after the port was opened to foreigners.
In addition, Li was advised by Ma Jianzhong, the first Chinese to earn a Western law degree (in France) who was instrumental in negotiating an 1885 amendment to the Chefoo Convention allowing the Qing empire to tax the opium trade at much higher rates, and Ma's brother Ma Jianchang (also known as Ma Xiangbo).
Lydia Mary Fay was born in Bennington, Vermont, in 1804 and died in Chefoo (today Yantai) in Shandong Province, North China, in October 1878.
Joyce was a boarder at Chefoo School in the city of Chefoo, now Yantai, in north eastern China when life changed dramatically.
At the time Joyce was a boarding pupil at the Chefoo School in North Eastern China and, when the Japanese army overtook huge swathes of the country and joined the Second World War, they interned the Westerners already living there in camps.
The British had negotiated the right to such mission with the Chinese under the Chefoo Convention of 1876 and Peking gave its permission for the mission, which assembled near to the Tibetan frontier along with a small military escort.
En Chefoo hubo un viceconsulado honorario entre 1888 y 1901, despues quedo sin cubrir salvo en los anos 1908 y 1909.
Russia proposed Paris for the meeting, while Japan's preference was for Chefoo (North China).
The chapter on the China Inland Mission's school in Chefoo for missionary children (chapter 5) also focuses upon an issue marginally related to gender analysis, that is, the mission's policy to educate missionary children apart from Chinese children.
After the 1876 Chefoo Convention between China and Great Britain that established Wenzhou as a treaty port, foreign ships began stopping at Wenzhou.