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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Political capital and second largest city of Chinese Turkestan, on the Kizil River; has cotton, silk, carpet, and saddlery industries, and trades with Russia; it is the centre of Mohammedanism in Eastern Turkestan, a pilgrim city; has been in Chinese hands since 1758, but is chiefly under Russian influence.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Kashgar'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/k/kashgar.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.