Tagged: delegation


Council Of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, R Octaiwan

The message did not attain the Qing court till 7 January 1663 and it took one more four months for a reply. The Kangxi Emperor granted the Dutch permission to set up inland trading posts but declined the proposal for a joint expedition. The Dutch did even so assist the Qing in naval combat against the Zheng fleet in October 1663, resulting in the capture of Zheng bases in Xiamen and Kinmen in November. And, as the U.S. presses ahead with demonstrations of support...