seven boxes of bones

This gem of a letter in the Tung Wah Coffin Home Archives was written and sent in 1934 by Bing Nam (aka Ping Nam), a well known Sydney Chinese merchant from Jung Seng (Zengcheng) to the Tung Wah Coffin Home in Hong Kong. Luen Fook Tong is the organisation based in Sydney for people from or descended from Jung Seng. The letter basically states that seven boxes of bones (53 bodies) are being despatched (shipped) for their eventual repatriation to their relevant home villages. More details click the link:

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