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Despatches re treaty revision, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 6/6

Scope and Contents

A folder labelled 'Japan Treaty Revision Sir Harry Parkes to Earl Granville November 20th 1882' containing copies of 3 documents (241 tied folios and 3 loose bifolios, excluding the cover):

Despatch from Parkes to Granville Leveson-Gower, Earl Granville, consisting of a draft by Parkes of a memorandum concerning the Preliminary Conference on treaty revision, including a table of contents, Tokyo, 20 November 1882.

Memorandum by Parkes concerning territorial and extra-territorial jurisdiction in Japan [1882].

Printed article entitled 'The Progress of Civilization in Japan', apparently a proof or off-print from a periodical (1882?).


  • Creation: 1882


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 They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


1 folder(s) (1 folder)

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