N.S.W. Chinese Anti-Opium League [Illuminated Address] presented to W. E. Johnson

Abstract

Address in English, followed by a translation in Chinese, Chinese Anti-Opium League was formed in 1905.

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Date
1906-02-19
Transcription
Address reads: Dear Sir, We the undersigned on behalf of the N.S.W. Chinese Anti Opium League, request your acceptance of this small token of our appreciation of your efforts on our behalf when urging the Commonwealth Government to prohibit the further importation of Opium into Australia. We are convinced that had it not been for the keen interest you took in the matter, the splendid results achieved would never have been attained. With you we join in rejoicing at having attained our object and we have no hesitation in saying that the accomplishment will stand as a lasting monument of your efforts to alleviate those unfortunates who were unable to help themselves. We wish you and yours every success in the future and trust you will be long spared to witness the vast amount of happiness that will be wrought by the abolition of this horrible drug - We are, ...
Signed by the Chairman Yee Hing [King?], Hon. Secretary Samuel Wong, Hon Treasurer Chan See [Sel?],
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Author
Johnson, William Elliot
Creator
Tindall, Charles E. S.
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V*/Ill Ad/11
Item number
430584
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Drawings - sight 43 x 28 cm., in mount 61 x 44.5 cm. Features watercolour drawings of Hong Kong harbour and Sydney Heads, bamboo and wattle / painted by [Charles E. S.] Tindall.
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