May 11, 1902, Anhui Commercial Bureau signed a contract with British merchants to cooperatively excavate mines in the Huizhou area. Huizhou merchants had been active in Ming-Qing China. Their activities are important in economic, social, cultural, and medical history. Regarding their commercial culture, you may refer to our Bulletin: Feng Yuejian, "The Pawnshops of Eighteenth-Century Huizhou Merchants: The Pawnshops of the Wu Family from Mingzhou, Xiuning".
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