Meanwhile the governors of Szechwan in the west and Chekiang in the south-east made themselves independent.
Ningpo is also an old treaty port, situated on a small river, the Yungkiang, in the eastern part of Chekiang province.
Ning Lai-chn was a Chekiang man, and a good-natured, honourable fellow, fond of telling people that he had only loved once.
In the green tea districts of Chekiang, near Ningpo, the first crop of leaves is generally gathered about the middle of April.
Wenchow is situated near the mouth of the Wukiang in south Chekiang.
In 860 began the first great popular rising, a revolt caused by famine in the province of Chekiang.