It was Ke-shen, a wellknown Chinese statesman, who was disgraced for making, peace with the English at Canton in 1841, and was then on a special deputation to Lhasa, who ostensibly expelled them.
Shen-si, E., N.-W.
[[Sheng-King, Shen-King]], Or Liao-Tung, a province of the Chinese empire, in southern Manchuria.
SI -GAN FU (officially Sian Fu), the capital of the province of Shen-si, N.W.
SHEN-SI, a northern province of China, bounded N.
Shen-si is divided into two parts by a barrier of mountains, consisting of the Fu-niu Shan and the Tsingling Shan, which attain elevations of over I i,000 ft., and run across the southern portion of the province from east to west.
The name Shen-si, "west of the pass," refers to the Tungkwan pass, near the confluence of the Wei and the Hwang-ho.
Shen-si is purely an agricultural province.
The Shen-si opium is much valued by smokers and ranked next to the Shan-si drug, which was second only to that produced in Kan-suh.
Shen-si is specially noted for the varnish tree.
By Shen-si and Szech`uen.
By Shen-si, S.
The principal river is the Hwang-ho, and in the mountains to the south of Lan-chow Fu rises the Wei-ho, which traverses Shen-si and flows into the Hwang-ho at Tung-kwan.