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1982 Oct 7 Th
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

China: UK Ambassador to Peking despatch ("Visit of the Prime Minister to China") [account of MT's visit] [released 2013]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 1/10/39 f37
Editorial comments: Copy also in PREM19/962 f8. The annotations by MT probably date from the composition of her memoirs. She worked on the Hong Kong chapter at the end of 1992, into New Year 1992.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 17pp
Themes: Commonwealth (general), Foreign policy (Asia)