S. Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,
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report says they were, by a large and prosperous population.
We saw no signs of a large trade or great commercial activity ; but the trade is gradually recovering here, as elsewhere throughout Yunnan. The shops are mean, small places, more resembling a series of hucksters'
market group, w. yunnan.
stalls, ranged under walls, than shops. Few symptoms of European merchandise were visible, English needles, thread, matches, buttons, a few piece-goods, and coloured cloths and Tndstickr matches, were the most prominent, and, it might almost be said, the onlv foreign goods.
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