Harper’s Weekly, December 10, 1881, page 823 (News Briefs)
A party of Chinese students, who arrived at Shanghai from America early in October, were at once locked up in an old building in a remote part of the town, "the government’s intention being apparently to examine them before they had a chance to scatter to their homes." The first party, comprising about forty students, who were ordered home, were sent to Tien-tsin to be employed on telegraph work.

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