Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/14
Scope and Contents
A copy of a letter of credence for Parkes as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan from Queen Victoria [to Tokugawa Iemochi], countersigned by John Russell, Earl Russell, dated Windsor, 28 March 1865, 1 bifolio, with an envelope franked by Russell.
Conditions Governing Access:
From the Fonds:
Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.