the Treaty of Nanking
the Treaty of Nanking

The Bluejackets Periods Victorian Opium war

the Treaty of Nanking

The Treaty of Nanking is signed on board HMS Cornwallis. This treaty allowed the British to carry on their mercantile transactions with whatever persons they please and opened the Treaty Ports of Guangzhou, Amoy, Foochow, Shanghai and Ningpo to all traders. It also gave the island of Hong Kong to the British.