1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Tea, · The quantity from China includes about 16,000,000 imported from India, Ceylon and Java, and worked up with China teas into bricks and tablets. The modern developments of production and consumption have rendered the subject of China tea one of subordinate interest, except China to students of commercial evolution.News ***NON, · Page 836-News ***NON-POLITICAL COVID-19 Discussion Thread*** The Lounge Once again, don't come in this thread with some kind of political agenda, or you will be shown the door. If you want to go that route, there is a thread about this in DC.The Nuttall Encyclopædia/A, · Airy, Sir G. B., an eminent English astronomer, mathematician, and man of science, astronomer-royal from 1836 to 1881, retired on a pension; was the first to enunciate the complete theory of the rainbow. Aisne, a French river which, after a course of 150 m., fallsTrain station, · A train station, railway station, railroad station or depot is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight or both. It generally consists of at least one track-side platform and a station building (depot) providing such ancillary services as ticket sales, waiting rooms and baggage/freight service.Cartridge (firearms), · 14.5×114mm: The 14.5×114 mm is a heavy machine gun and anti-materiel rifle cartridge used by the Soviet Union, the former Warsaw Pact, modern Russia, and other countries. Its most common use is in the KPV heavy machine gun found on several Russian.
History of Jardine Matheson & Co., · Matheson returned to China in 1836 to prepare to take over the firm as William Jardine got ready to begin his temporarily delayed retirement. Jardine left Canton on 26 January 1839 for Britain, ostensibly to retire but in actuality to continue Matheson's lobbying work.