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CHINA AND

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 402 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHINA AND JAPAN 1822. Canton was nearly destroyed by fire. 1866. Yokohama, two-thirds of the native town and one-sixth of the foreign settlement destroyed. 1872. Yeddo. A fire occurred in April during a gale of wind, destroying buildings covering a space of 6 sq. m. 20,000 persons were made homeless. 1873. „ A fire destroyed 10,000 houses.
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