廷寄

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廷寄 tíngjì

[a confidential letter sent direct from the palace to the highest provincial officials] 清廷给地方高级官员谕旨,不由内阁寄出,而由军机处密封交兵捷报处寄往各省,直接书上某官“开拆”,叫“廷寄