- He entered into an animated conversation on Lord Macartney and the Chinese expedition, reviving all the old enthusiasm of his companion by his allusions and anecdotes, his brilliant fancies and wide information. - "Burke", John Morley.
- To come nearer the truth, let us take the calculation drawn up by Lord Macartney from the information of Van- ta- gin. - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
- Macartney had a wire from Winnipeg just before I left, he said. - "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.