But when I left Canton the place was still unopened, although a house had already been bought, which had been occupied as a private residence by Pun-ting-qua, the last of the Hong merchants, whose property, as I have said already, had been confiscated by Government.
This house was one of the finest I have seen in China, and its magnificent costly decorations con- veyed some notion of Pun-ting-qua's great wealth, which had been quietly absorbed by the authorities.
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