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Japanese letter to G.A.C. Brooker, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 13/2

Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter (in Japanese) from Mizuno Chikugo [Mizuno Tadanori], Nagai Gemba, Inoue Shinano [Inoue Kiyonao], Hori Oribe [Hori Toshihiro] and Muragaki Awaji to George A.C. Brooker, 22 February 1859, 3 folios, with a bifolio containing a translation of the letter from Japanese into Dutch (with the additional signature of Moriyama Takichiro), followed by a translation from Dutch into English, certified by Henry Heuskens. There is also an envelope labelled 'Capt Brooker visit to Japan Copies of Letters'.


  • Creation: 1859


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3 folio(s) (3 folios)

1 item(s) (1 bifolio)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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