Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/1
Scope and Contents
'Despatch from Rear-Admiral Sir James Stirling Respecting Convention for Opening certain Ports in Japan to British Ships', printed for the use of the Foreign Office. The despatch includes related enclosures, including correspondence between Stirling and the Governor of Nagasaki, and a 'Diary of Events, Visits, Conferences, and Communications for the whole period of the Negotiation in Respect of the Convention entered into by Rear-Admiral Sir James Stirling, Commander-in-chief, with the...
23 Dec. 1854
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